Gracious Moono is a contributing writer and correspondent living and working in Lusaka, Zambia. She has written in Tonga and Nyanja and English for local Zambian publications with a focus on food, culture, and fashion. Before working as a contributing writer she has worked as a fashion model and appeared in Zambian television commercials. She was winner of Miss Choma, Zambia in 2008 and Miss Personality, Miss Southern Africa, Zambia in 2011. She loves travelling, family, and cooking.