The First Woman with author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Mon, October 26, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi follows Kirabo on her journey to become a young woman and to find her place in the world, as her country is transformed by the dictatorship of Idi Amin. Jennifer has written a sweeping tale of longing and rebellion, at once epic and deeply personal, combining an intoxicating mix of ancient Ugandan folklore and contemporary feminism.


Jennifer is a Ugandan novelist and short story writer acclaimed for her prize-winning first novel, Kintu, she lives in Manchester with her family where she lectures in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Join her to discuss her new novel.

Details of online platform access will be sent out two days before the event.

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