Lois Nicholls was born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She migrated to Brisbane, Australia in 1997 with her husband and firstborn son.
She is a former newspaper and magazine journalist.
Her first book, “Aussie, Actually,” captures her heartfelt experiences as a South African migrant living in Australia.
Her most recent book, “Bye-bye Bikini,” published in August 2018, is a series of frank and humorous columns navigating everyday life from the perspective of a fifty-something former newspaper and magazine journalist.