Tag: Saah Millimono

  • Kiprop Kimutai’s #TrueStoriesFromIten

    Kiprop Kimutai’s #TrueStoriesFromIten

    Kiprop Kimutai became famous when his manuscript The Water Spirits became third in the Kwani Manuscript Project that ended last year. The winner was Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi with her Kintu while number two was Saah Millimono with what was the working title of One Day I Will Write About This War. Makumbi’s Kintu was launched…

  • Saah Millimono’s Boy Interrupted to launch in Monrovia, Liberia

    Saah Millimono’s Boy Interrupted to launch in Monrovia, Liberia

    Boy Interrupted the debut novel of Liberian author Saah Millimono will be launching tomorrow at The Market Place, Carey & Nelson Streets, Monrovia, Liberia on Friday, April, 24. Boy Interrupted is a searing, heartbreaking love story set in the civil war years in Liberia which came second book in the Kwani Trust manuscript prize which…

  • Uganda’s Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi wins Kwani? Manuscript Prize

    Uganda’s Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi wins Kwani? Manuscript Prize

    We have a winner. The winner of the inaugural Kwani? Manuscript Prize is Ugandan Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi for her novel The Kintu Saga. The writer will be going home with the win as well as 300,000 Kenyan Shillings (equivalent $3500). 2nd place has been awarded to Liberia’s Saah Millimono for One Day I Will Write…