Daniel Omara is one of the new poets worth note in Uganda. He has ably mastered the art of documenting, by writing, and performing what he calls Luoetry. Omara will be performing his one man show, Luoetry, on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at the National Theater’s Cultural Village, in Kampala, Uganda. He is interviewed for Turn The Page, by The Poetry Shrine’s Peter Kagayi. TPS: Briefly tell us about your time at SMACK (St. .
In a special #TTPBookMeet, Turn The Page hosted a team, which included Elijah B Wojji, Wobusobozi Kangere, Rachel Kunihira, and Gloria Nanfuka from The Lantern Meet of Poets, some known and others so “ancient” that they are unknown to some of the younger book club members and other members of the public. Over the last decade, The Lantern Meet of Poets has churned out a body of good work, both in quality and quantity, .
Acan Innocent Immaculate is the winner of the recently organised CACE (Center for African Cultural Experience) organised Writivism Festival 2016’s short story competition. Her gripping story, Sundown, beat several others, written by equally fledgling writers from East and West Africa to earn the coveted prize. Turn The Page was blessed to share her company when she joined us, as our guest and author of the month of September, for the book club meeting which .
All these zines were created using the one-sheet comic technique, which is achieved by cutting and folding a single A4 sheet into a booklet of 8 pages including the back and front cover. I took on this project for a number of reasons, but one outstanding reason was to find another way to interact with poetry. This method may not be anywhere near traditional, but it allows for freedom and for intimacy with one .
On Friday, July 8, 2016, the book club section of Turn The Page was blessed with the presence of the wonderful Harriet Anena. Harriet Anena is the Kampala based author of A Nation In Labour, her debut collection of some dark, and others mellow, but all brilliant and rather quite bold, reflective poems about what can generally be considered as the complexities of life – in all its forms. She joined us for an .