Artist Bio

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s novel, Kintu, won the Kwani-Manuscript Project in 2013. Her short story, ‘Let’s Tell This Story Properly’, won the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Her collection of short stories, Manchester Happened, comes out in May 2019. A recipient of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize 2018. She lectures at Manchester Metropolitan university.

Appearing in:

Closing Night: Last Goodbye

Sun 8 Sep, 7pm


Reckoning with the Past

Fri 6 Sep, 2.30pm


Short Stories, Big Impacts

Sun 8 Sep, 1pm


When We Talk About Family

Sun 8 Sep, 4pm