Chanel Hardy is a freelance writer based in Las Vegas, where she also works in the hospitality industry. Born and raised in the Washington DC area, writing has been a passion since she was young. Chanel is the author of five books, including My Colorblind Rainbow, Mahogany Tales: Modern Urban Retellings of Classic Tales, and River's Moonlight, all available on Amazon.

In September 2017, Chanel launched Hardy Publications where she works as a freelance writer, ghost-writer, and literary blogger. She also uses her platform to raise awareness for different charities, donating a portion of her book royalties to help others in need.