Biography

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is a Ugandan novelist and short story writer. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University and a PhD from Lancaster University. Her story "Let's Tell This Story Properly" won the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Her first novel, Kintu, won the Kwani Manuscript Project in 2013, was longlisted for the Etisalat Prize in 2014 and won the $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize in 2018.

Personal Website: https://www.transitbooks.org/jennifer-nansubuga-makumbi

Published Work