Day 1, Morning sessions: Presentations from Successful Literary Initiatives in Africa
2nd March, 2015 Morning
In this room, writers and storytellers gather to talk about books and literary initiatives. It’s the second Uganda International Writers Conference. Among the guests include AWT’s keynote speaker: Zakes Mda from South Africa/USA, UK/Uganda writer: Jennifer Makumbi, Nigeria/UK: Noo Saro-Wiwa, Nigeria/USA: Chinelo Okparanta, Uganda/Canada: Juliane Okot Bitek, Malawi: Timwa Lipenga and Shadreck Chikoti, Cameroon: Susan Nde Nkwentie, UK: Michela Wrong and Emma D’Costa, Kenya: Oduor Jagero, Rwanda: Louise Umutoni, Uganda: Dilman Dila, Melissa Kyeyune, Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva, Jackee B Batanda, Daniel Kalinaki, Peter Kagayi, Glaydah Namukasa, Hilda Twongyeirwe, Danson Kahyana, Susan Kiguli, to mention a few.
The first panel share their experiences about setting up literary initiatives in their countries
The second panel of Literary Initiative in Africa
Participants at the end of the two panel sessions on literary initiatives
Book buying & autograph time