Happy belated 56th independence anniversary, Ugandans! This independence week at Writivism, we are celebrating by publishing a four-part series that features 56 of Uganda’s writers, active between the 1934 to 2018 period. This list has been inspired by Darkowaa’s GH at 60 | Our Writers & Their Books at African Book Addict and Bakwa Magazine’s 100 … More Uganda at 56: Writing Independence (1934 – 1978)
One of the greatest programmes run by the Writivism Literary Initiative is the Online Mentoring Programme for emerging writers across Africa. This programme results in a comprehensive list of stories that are published in an anthology like the one you are reading. As the Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) states, the purpose of the … More Transcending the Flame: An Introduction by Emmanuel Sigauke
by Patsy Mugabi “No matter how dark it gets through the night, the sun will rise’’-JJ Bola I couldn’t agree more with JJ that the thing about mornings, is that sun always rises after dark moments in our lives. A couple of my friends were awestruck by his demeanour at the recently concluded largest Literature … More No Place to Call Home: A Review
Blackass Author: A. Igoni Barrett A review by Charlotte Akello What if you woke up one morning to find that you had become the opposite of who you are? Or had become who you dreamt of or perhaps even stayed in your dream? This is Furo Wabioko’s dilemma when he wakes up in a white … More Race is a societal stamp.