Relevance, Inclusion, Unlearning : Thoughts in my Writivism 2017 Diary

You go to Writivism and you expect to see somewhat the same faces you see in the Literary fraternity. And expectations always turn into reality. […]

10 “Classics” To Read This Year

By the end of last year, I happened to be caught up in a discussion about Uganda’s best fiction works. One name kept coming up, […]

Beverley Nambozo on Romancing the Muse, and the upcoming Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival

This afternoon, I got a chance to have a brief but very insightful chat with Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva about writing. Beverley, if you do not […]

Just Read: Men of the South, Zukiswa Wanner

Men of the South by Zukiswa Wanner My rating: 3 of 5 stars Men of the South is my first contemporary African read and what […]

Just Read: God's Bits of Wood by Ousmane Sembène


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Just Read: God's Bits of Wood by Ousmane Sembène

God’s Bits of Wood by Ousmane Sembène My rating: 4 of 5 stars Before you read the book, God’s Bits of Wood seems a strange […]

Just Read: The BeautyFul Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah


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Just Read: The BeautyFul Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah

The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah My rating: 3 of 5 stars The moment you put down this book, you […]

Just Read : A Grain of Wheat by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o


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Just Read : A Grain of Wheat by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

A Grain of Wheat by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o My rating: 3 of 5 stars After finishing the book, I kept wondering, how was Ngugi able […]