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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is a Ugandan novelist and short story writer. Her first novel, Kintu, won the Kwani Manuscript Project 2013 and was published in 2014 by Kwani Trust, by Transit in 2017 and Oneworld in 2018. Jennifer’s short story, Lets Tell This Story Properly, won the overall Commonwealth Short story prize 2014. Her collection of short stories, Love Made In Manchester, will be published by Transit and Oneworld in Spring 2019. He second novel, The Women, will come out in 2020 published by Oneworld. Jennifer is a recipient of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize 2018.

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