Born in October 1986 in Luanshya, Zambia, Chisanshi Malama is the last-born daughter of teachers James and Kwilole Malama. Chisanshi is a Zambian writer with a Degree in Law. Chisanshi founded the blog Phenomenal Woman in 2011 to share her collection of short stories and poetry, and inspire other young writers. This has been a stepping stone for the publication of her books. She has currently published four books: 'Sweetest Taboo', 'Bigger than Love', 'Mercy' and 'Silent Wives'.