In Conversation with…Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Saturday 20 November 2021

“Writing allows me to be audacious, bold and loud without immediate interruption or society’s disapproving gaze.”


Former Cultureword writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, described as “a genius storyteller” (Reni Eddo-Lodge), has received a plethora of recognition for her short stories and novels. At this ‘In Conversation’ event Makumbi will speak with Commonword’s Co-Artistic Director Cheryl Martin on the theme of freedom for writers and how we can all dream beyond our immediate horizons.

Event Time: 1 hour including a Q&A (+10 minute screening of “We Want to Dream” short films)

Free, Suggested Donation £10

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Access: This event will have a BSL interpreter as well as AI-generated auto-captioning. Please e-mail with any questions.

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