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Left: Otieno with Ellah, Vimbai, Olivier (Rwanda) and Mwanga (Uganda) at Gaba Beach.

I am Ready to Become a Full Time Editor, says Otieno Owino

Written by Otieno Owino Whenever I have applied to be considered for an opportunity, I have always had mixed reactions. Where will my letter end? Will they consider it? Will they write back to say how they regret leaving me out? Or will there be a letter that drags a smile out of my heart […]

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More from the International Public Dialogue–Where is the Great African Novel— that was held on 31 May, 2012. Also present was Doreen Baingana, Ugandan author of Tropical Fish, which won the 2006 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, best first book, Africa, and an AWP Short Fiction Award. With her is Prof. Timothy Wangusa, author of Salutations: Poems 1965-1975 […]

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Ugandan writers at the Literary evening organized by AWT, May 2012

Invitation to an International Public Dialogue

I am writing to invite you to participate in the international dialogue on writing and publishing. The discussion will focus on the general theme: Where is the Great African Novel? The debate will further examine some of the contemporary literary trends in writing today and new perspectives on publishing. It will address questions about the […]

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Nii performs

AWT Making strides: Weaver of Words Nii Ayikwei lights up Uganda

There was poetry in all his gestures. In the way he teased and toyed with his audience; played and poked fun at the gathering of emerging and established poets and writers, students, academics and book lovers from across the board who turned up at Uganda’s National Cultural Centre on Thursday, 10th May for the literary […]

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