Ber Anena

AFRICA/INDIAN OCEAN - Uganda

Ber Anena

Ber Anena is a Ugandan writer. Her poetry and prose have been published in The Atlanticadda, the Caine Prize anthology, Brittle Paper, The Plentitudes, Isele, New Daughters of Africa anthology, and The Kalahari Review, among others. Anena’s debut poetry collection, A Nation in Labour, won the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa in 2018. She’s a 2021 graduate of Columbia University’s MFA Writing program and is pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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By Ber Anena