Dudu Busani-Dube is a South African fiction author and a journalist by profession. She made her mark with the three books: Hlomu The Wife, Zandile The Resolute and Naledi His Love which appeal to the average female black reader. She has also written a fourth book, Zulu Wedding, which is based on a film. While still working as a journalist and covering a number of high-profile court cases, Dudu went on a journey to self-publish her Hlomu series. She is viewed as a writer for the everyday woman and her series have gained a huge following. She was also a contributor to two anthologies, Black Tax: Burden Or Ubuntu published Jonathan Ball in 2019 and The Lockdown Collection published my Melinda Ferguson Books in 2020.