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The First Woman with author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
26 October, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi follows Kirabo on her journey to become a young woman and to find her place in the world, as her country is transformed by the dictatorship of Idi Amin.
Jennifer has written a sweeping tale of longing and rebellion, at once epic and deeply personal, combining an intoxicating mix of ancient Ugandan folklore and contemporary feminism.
Jennifer is a Ugandan novelist and short story writer acclaimed for her prize-winning first novel, Kintu, she lives in Manchester with her family where she lectures in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Join her to discuss her new novel.
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These events are part of Lambeth Black History Month – details showing here from 14th September.