Novuyo Rosa Tshuma is a Zimbabwe-born writer. Her stories have won the Yvonne Vera Award and been shortlisted for the Zimbabwe Achievers Literature Award. She has been a participant in both the Caine Prize and Farafina Trust Writing Workshops.
She holds a BCom in Economics and Finance from the University of Witwatersrand. She has been awarded a Maytag Fellowship to pursue an MFA Creative Writing at the University of Iowa.
She won the Herman Charles Bosman Prize for the best literary work in English in 2014 for Shadows.