Uganda-born, Nyanja-raised, lives between Ithaca and Kampala, a rural soul trespassing in various urban spaces, with a longing to return anywhere rural. Writes in Rukiga, and English, learning Luganda.
Q&A: ‘Law is an extension of Literature’, says Kyomuhendo Ateenyi, the Ugandan poet exiled in the law.
Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire writes: I first came to know Kyomuhendo Ateenyi from his literary, epistolary and blogging practice at Makerere University. His poetry and political commentary published on university notice boards and a variety of blog platforms provided the metaphor… Read More ›
Do African Literary Festivals Culture (?): Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire on the Writivism Experience
Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire was formerly Programs Director at Writivism Festival. This piece, reflecting on his experience of Writivism, was adapted from a presentation he made at the 5th Annual African Popular Cultures Workshop at Sussex University on 19 April 2016. The… Read More ›