Nikki TurnerNikki Turner is an American author of urban fiction, dubbed by Trendsetter Magazine as the "Queen of Hip Hop Lit". Her first two books, ''A Hustler's Wife'' and ''A Project Chick'' have sold about 150,000 copies as of 2005.
Turner was born in Richmond, Virginia and has received a degree from North Carolina Central University. She formerly worked as a travel agent, eventually quitting to become a full-time novelist. Turner has stated that she began writing urban fiction as a way of showing the "dark side" of the street life beyond the "glitz and the glamor". Provided by Wikipedia