Tag: Stella Nyanzi

  • Stella Nyanzi tour of Kenya starts September 13.

    Stella Nyanzi tour of Kenya starts September 13.

    Ugandan academic, activist, and poet Stella Nyanzi will have a book tour around the Kenyan cities of Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu from September 13 – 21, 2022. Stella Nyanzi is a medical anthropologist who has published widely in academia on topics at the intersections of culture, health, law, gender, and sexualities. She is an ardent…

  • Stella Nyanzi is free! Buy her new poetry collection “No Roses From My Mouth.”

    Stella Nyanzi is free! Buy her new poetry collection “No Roses From My Mouth.”

    Stella Nyanzi was freed by Ugandan courts on February 20, 2020. Her new poetry collection No Roses From My Mouth, written while she was in jail, is available for your reading pleasure. Stella Nyanzi is a Ugandan medical anthropologist, feminist, queer rights activist, and scholar of sexuality, family planning, and public health. In 2017, she…

  • Stella Nyanzi wins Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020.

    Stella Nyanzi wins Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020.

    Stella Nyanzi was announced the winner of the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020 on January 16, 2020. PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee, the PEN Emergency Fund and Oxfam Novib each year give the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Free Expression Award to writers who continue to work for freedom of expression in the face of persecution.…