September 10, 2020

New York Times: Set in Uganda, This Coming-of-Age Story Contains Universal Themes

Provided love in heartwarming excess by her family, Kirabo enjoys a happy rural childhood in the Ugandan village of Nattetta — yet she cannot shake her […]
July 10, 2020

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi | ‘Stories have such power you cannot imagine’

The First Woman, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s powerful feminist novel about a headstrong young woman’s coming-of-age in 1970s Uganda, has had a long and fraught path to […]
June 24, 2020

Jennifer N. Makumbi and Aleid Truijens Selected as Writers-in-Residence 2020/21

From September 2020, Dutch biographer Aleid Truijens will be writer-in-residence at NIAS for a period of 5 months, followed by Ugandan-British author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in […]
May 26, 2020

The Author’s Note: Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

My name is Sikhulile Dube, a 3rd digital arts student at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. In one of my school projects on intermediality […]
April 15, 2020

The First Woman/A Girl Is A Body Of Water Release in October/September

The First Woman will be available in October in Britain and the Commonwealth and September in North America. For more details, have a look at the […]