UnBreakable Bonds is Writivism’s anthology featuring fiction, photography and nonfiction from Eastern Africa and the UK Diaspora. It is the first of our anthologies to have photography as well as contributors living outside the continent.
Edited by Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, Esther Mirembe and Sumayya Lee, the contributors include: Acan Innocent Immaculate, Amandla Mugisha Karungi, Asha Mohamed, Barbara Wanjala, Beverly Akoyo Ochieng‘, Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, Daniel Charles Msirikale, Dayo Ntwari, Esther Mirembe, Kakinda Maria Birungi, Lucky Grace Isingizwe, Lydia Kakwera Levy, Marcelle Mateki Akita, Marie Ainomugisha, Nebila Abdumelik, Nyachiro Lydia Kasese, Wasi Daniju, and Yovanka Paquete Perdigao.
Transcending the Flame
Download the 2018 mentoring anthology published in collaboration with Black Letter Media in July 2018. Edited by Emmanuel Sigauke, the anthology is available for free download on the Black Letter Media website, and on Amazon.
Odokonyero is Writivism’s fifth anniversary anthology, comprising short stories by emerging Ugandan writers. It is available via Black Letter Media, Magunga Books, Huza Books and Amazon.
Edited by Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, and Madhu Krishnan, contributors include George Ocen, Twasiima Patricia Bigirwa, Charlotte Akello, Brian Oduti, Auma Dilish Priscilla, Kakinda Maria Birungi, Okello Isaac Apen, Marjorie Nassolo, Abalo Irene Otto, Shelah Owino, Gladys Oroma, Jacob Katumusiime, Esther Mirembe, Mugisha Fred Sunday, Edna Ninsiima, Semakula Emmanuel, Aber Racheal Aboda, and Godiva Akullo.
Daughters Who Become Lovers
Download the 2017 mentoring anthology published in collaboration with Afridiaspora in June 2017. Co-edited by Moses Kilolo and Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, all the stories are available for reading on the Afridiaspora website.
Sundown and other Stories
Sundown and other stories is Writivism’s fourth edition of the annual anthology, comprising of short stories long listed for the fiction prize, poems shortlisted for the one-off prize for poetry in translation, and the winner of the inaugural Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction. It is available via Black Letter Media, Magunga Books, Huza Books and Amazon.
Edited by Emmanuel Sigauke.
Your Heart Will Skip a Beat and other Stories
Download the 2016 flash fiction anthology published in collaboration with Bahati Books. Edited by Sumayya Lee, the book can be downloaded from the Bahati Books website or Amazon.
Roses for Betty and Other Stories
Roses for Betty and other stories is Writivism’s third edition of the annual anthology, comprising of short stories long listed for the prize. It is available on Amazon and Kaymu.
Edited by Emmanuel Sigauke and Sumayya Lee, contributors include Vivian Ogbonna (Nigeria), Adeola Opeyemi (Nigeria), Erica Sugo Anyadike (Kenya), Pemi Aguda (Nigeria), Dayo Adewunmi Ntwari (Rwanda), Saaleha Bhamjee (South Africa), Sima Mittal (Tanzania), Muthi Bentley David Nhlema (Malawi), Sneha Shibu (Uganda), Nnedinma Jane Kalu (Nigeria), Oyebisi Dairo (Nigeria), Walter Ude (Nigeria) and Priscillar Matara (Botswana).
My Maths Teacher Hates me and Other Stories
Download the 2015 flash fiction anthology published in collaboration with Jalada in June. Co-edited by Moses Kilolo and Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, all the stories are available for reading on the Jalada website. The contributors include: Catherine Jarvis “First Cut”; Sydney Mugerwa “Jadwong”; Caleb Adebayo “Bead Work”; Tiffany Kagure Mugo “Madam”; Nnedinma Jane Kalu “Nightmare”; Amy Heydenrych “The Money Shot”; Michelle Preen “Early” and “The Gift”; Nduta Waweru “The Man in the Raincoat”; Melissa Kiguwa “The Wound of Shrinking”; Jude Mutuma “Accounts of A Street Urchin”; Mbamalu Socrates “Two Years Round Rubble”; Catherine Shepherd “On a Hot Summer’s Night”; Mary Temiloluwa Ajayi “The Life and Times of a Wanderer”; Chumisa Paquita Ndakisa “Friday Night” and “Home Time”; Lydia Kasese “Inside-Outside” and “On Skeletons and Tea”; and Paul Ugbede “Day After Tomorrow” and “My Maths Teacher Hates Me!”.
Fire in The Night and Other Stories
The second edition in the Writivism annual anthologies series, Fire in the Night and other stories, edited by Sumayya Lee was contributed to by: Paul Ugbede – Nigeria, Wise Nzikie Ngasa – Cameroon, Wale Lawal – Nigeria, Myke Mwale – Zimbabwe, Chumisa Paquita N, Nyachiro Lydia Kasese – Tanzania, Arnold N. Musalia – Kenya, Saaleha Bhamjee – South Africa, Nkiacha Atemnkeng – Cameroon, Saaleha Idrees Bamjee – South Africa, Kelechi Njoku – Nigeria, Michelle Preen – South Africa, Melissa Kiguwa – Uganda and Ssekandi Ronald Sseguja – Uganda.
It is available at Amazon and Kaymu.
Picture Frames and Other Stories
Buy a copy of the inaugural Writivism anthology comprising long listed stories for the first ever Writivism Short Story Prize. Edited by Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, the book was contributed to by: Paelo Anthea, Kisakye Paul, Kazibwe Kathryn, Emmeline Bisiikwa, Nassanga Rashidah, Manzi Solomon, Namwase Angella, Kembabazi Gloria, Ssebagala Emmanuel, Apenyo Mildred, Norah Kirabo, Muhwezi Simpson, Nadweny Faith and Robert Ssempande.