Thuli Nhlapo grew up in Pretoria and studied journalism, communications and script writing. She has worked in the communications and media field, both nationally and internationally. Locally, she has written for Drum, The Star, City Press, Mail & Guardian and True Love. Other writings appear in Orbit Magazine (UK), Scottish Daily Mail (Scotland) and the Guardian (UK). She has published books in isiZulu and siSwati and Colour Me Yellow will be her first English book. Nhlapo has produced television for ‘Carte Blanche’, ‘M-net’ and ‘ABC News’ (USA). She is currently the Managing Director of her own media company, Thuli Nhlapo Media.
 The books that made me (NG Church)
 Colour me human (Travellers’ Lodge)
 Forgotten, but not gone (Hospice Hall)