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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Biography

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, a Ugandan novelist and short story writer, has a PhD from Lancaster University, where she now teaches. Her first novel, Kintu, won the Kwani Manuscript Project in 2013 and was longlisted for the Etisalat Prize in 2014. Her story "Let's Tell This Story Properly" won the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Her second novel is A Girl is A Body of Water (Sept 2020). Jennifer lives in Manchester, UK with her husband, Damian, and her son, Jordan.

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