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    Meshack Asare is the 2015 recipient of the NSK NEUSTADT PRIZE FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE and the first African to win the award.

    African Books Collective will be at the ASA 2014 in Indianapolis in November.

    African Books Collective Chairman Walter Bgoya delivered the keynote address entitled 50 Years of Independence: Reflections on the Role of Progressive African Intellectuals at the ASA UK conference last month. Click here to download a copy of the keynote. Walter was introduced by Mary Jay who headed African Books Collective from it's inception until 2012.

    Philo Ikonya’s Still Sings the Night Bird, Langaa RPCIG (2013) has won an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Aidoo-Snyder Book Award.

Mary Karooro Okurut

Mary Karooro Okurut is a celebrated columnist, a former literature lecturer, and the founder of Uganda Women Writers' Association. She is also a playwright and has published children's literature.

Books authored by Mary Karooro Okurut

The Invisible Weevil The Invisible Weevil

Mary Karooro Okurut

ISBN 9789970901029 | 212 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 1998 | Femrite Publications, Uganda | Paperback

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The Official Wife The Official Wife

Mary Karooro Okurut

ISBN 9789970024018 | 180 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2003 | Fountain Publishers, Uganda | Paperback

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Books edited by Mary Karooro Okurut

A Woman's Voice A Woman's Voice

Edited by Mary Karooro Okurut

ISBN 9789970901036 | 108 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 1998 | Femrite Publications, Uganda | Paperback

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