Sharda Chhetri began her writing career as a journalist with the Asian Age newspaper, New Delhi, where she worked for over a decade. Thereafter, she has freelanced and contributed to various national and international journals and magazines, including Mediawatch Global, Himal Southasian, Outlook Traveller, Eastern Panaroma etc. Her paper ‘Trafficking of Nepali Women in India’ has been including in the book, Indian Nepalis: Issues and Perspectives, a compendium of issues concerning the Indian Nepalis. Her area of research interest include media and gender, environment and psychology. Her paper ‘Media as a tool for Gender sensitization: Does it walk the talk?’ has been included in the book Social Security for Women, published by the Association of Indian Universities. Currently, she is pursuing her doctoral thesis in gender discourse in the media. She lives in Darjeeling and elsewhere with her husband and two children.
Colours of Kanchenjunga is her first book of translation work.