Sangmu Lepcha was born in Kalimpong, India. She writes poetry, short stories and also writes literature for children. She has authored several books including “Paiyu Pheri Phulne Aashama” and “Abhyakta Katha”, collections of short stories.
Sangmu contributes regularly to magazines and papers and her articles are widely read. She has been felicitated by the Government of Nepal and has also received a gold medal from The Ministry of Tourism, Nepal. Sangmu Lepcha has been awarded by Shrastha Maanch, Sonada and Trimurti Niketan, Nepal.
Sangmu has traveled to different places in India and Nepal to present and talk about her writings. She is associated with several literary organizations including the prestigious Nepali Shahitya Sammelan, Darjeeling, India.