Mohale was born in Mapetla, Soweto. She is a multi-disciplinary storyteller whose debut novel (The Yearning) won the University of Johannesburg Debut Prize. Her interests span the life of legendary story women such as Brenda Fassie, and the rich worlds created by authors such as Toni Morrison.
The Yearning, Mashigo’s debut novel won the UJ Prize for Debut Novel 2017. In June she was included in Mail & Guardian's (2017) list of 200 Young South Africans.