Sharanya is a writer from New Delhi, India. Her work centres on issues of justice, identity and conflict with a focus on food. But she is currently transitioning into writing more essays about selfhood, and the ways bodies move through the world. 

Recently, she was noted in a list of cultural critics of colour by Jack Jones Literary arts and also won an award for a piece on  saffron farming in India-controlled Kashmir. She speaks Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, English, Dutch and some French. Many years ago, she wrote a children's book about an 11-year-old vampire afraid of blood.