Nichol Busisekile Khumalo is a self-published author, born and bred in Zimbabwe now based in Johannesburg. Her first book, The Harvard Wife (2017) has sold over 3000 copies. Her second book, Nomaswazi, debuted on the Exclusive Books Homebru selection for June 2019.

She is motivated by a burning desire to tell African stories and help as many women as possible to fall in love with themselves. Busisekile holds a Bachelor of Law degree, and her first passion is humanitarian law, in particular women’s and children’s rights. Although she hasn’t had the opportunity to practice law yet, she has written an article on immigrant women and labour laws for OSISA, which was later taken on by investigative journalist to  investigate working conditions nationwide.

Busisekile has two upcoming books, Fallen Candle and Lola’s Heart.