Date: 17 June 2014
Congratulations to Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, who has won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2014.
Jennifer, who was awarded her PhD in Creative Writing here at Lancaster, now teaches in the Department and is working on her second novel. Her doctoral novel, The Kintu Saga, won the Kwani Manuscript Project Prize in 2013.
Read the full story on the Lancaster University News website at: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/news/articles/2014/commonwealth-short-story-prize-winner/
Take a look at coverage in the Guardian at: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jun/13/commonwealth-short-story-prize-uganda-reputation?CMP=twt_gu and on the BBC News website at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-27843919
Associated departments and research centres: English and Creative Writing