North West Literary Arts and Lancaster University present an evening of words with
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Naomi Kruger
on the 29th May from 7pm – 9pm.
Jennifer Makumbi will be reading from Kintu as well as a story from her forthcoming collection. Naomi Kruger will be reading from her debut novel, May. The readings will be followed by engaging discussion chaired by Yvonne Battle-Felton, refreshments, and opportunities to have books signed.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is a Ugandan writer living in Manchester. She has a PhD from Lancaster University. Her first novel, Kintu, won the Kwani Manuscript Project in 2013. Her collection of short stories, Love Made in Manchester will be published by Transit Books (USA) in Spring 2019 and by Oneworld (UK) soon after. Jennifer is a recipient of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize 2018.
Naomi Krüger is author of May, her debut novel which was highly commended in the Yeovil Prize and published by Seren this year. She has an MA and PhD from Lancaster University and is also the creative co-director of North West Literary Arts – facilitating community events and projects. She currently lectures in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Central Lancashire.
This event is free. Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-evening-with-jennifer-nansubuga-makumbi-and-naomi-kruger-tickets-45839604491
The Work Foundation
21 Palmer Street
The event is sponsored by Lancaster University Department of English Literature and Creative Writing. Supported by Lancaster University Alumni Office.