Fiction

Five Stories from Uganda

Participants at the Writivism Mentorship Programme in Uganda.

Writivism Shortlist All the shortlisted writers have clips on Youtube We are featuring all five of the Writivism Shorlisted stories. Read, enjoy; then visit the Writivism website to vote for your favorite story. We find this initiative to be important in discovering more African writing talent. While the main focus of this initiative was Uganda, it has partnered…

New Fiction from Marina Burana, Argentina

Read Marina Burana’s story, “Soccer Sunday“, about a soccer-addicted grandmother, whose role to the protagonist, although not stereotypical, is at last fulfilling and enriching. Marina Burana is an Argentinean writer born and raised in a city facing the sea. She has published two books of short stories in Spanish (”A Merlina”, 2007 and ”De escritores y miserias”, 2008) and has collaborated in…

Debut story by Rumbi Munochiveyi

Rumbi Munochiveyi is Zimbabwean mother of four and lives in Massachusettes USA. She is a new writer who loves African Contemporary writing and hopes to contribute to it in the future.   We introduce Zimbabwean writer Rumbi Munochiveyi, with her coming-of-age story, “Before the Husbands, the Boys We Knew”. Read a story that explores the familiar landscape of growing up,…