Altaf Tyrewala (born 1977) is an Indian, English-language author and columnist. He lives in Dallas and works in the elearning industry. Altaf was born in Byculla, Mumbai in a Khoja Ismaili family. He did his schooling at St. Mary's ICSE, Mazagaon. He studied advertising and marketing in New York City, and earned a BBA from Baruch College in 1999 before returning to Mumbai to work on his critically acclaimed debut novel "No God in Sight". The book has been translated into Marathi, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Dutch, and published in the US and Canada. In 2012, he published "The Ministry of Hurt Sentiments" and a collection of short stories "Engglishhh" in 2014.
- "The Mahanagari of missed chances". The Hindu. The Hindu. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
- "Terror, riots, No God in Sight". Retrieved 29 December 2008.
- "Kitaab interview with Altaf Tyrewala: Never think of a short story in isolation". kitaab.org. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
- "Siddhartha". Archived from the original on 24 December 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
- "The year we reclaimed our English". Retrieved 29 December 2008.
- "Board of Advisors". THE BOMBAY REVIEW. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2017.