Tola is of Nigerian heritage, born and raised in North-East
London. She studied Law at the University of Birmingham,
and embarked on a career in Financial Services Consulting.
She lived in New York and Dubai, and enjoyed a short stint in
Los Angeles before leaving her time-consuming career behind
in 2022 to write her debut novel, Everything is Fine. Her work
explores themes of identity, self-expression, displacement and
the search for community. Tola now works as a Project
Manager for an investment bank, and lives in East London.