Communications professional Harriet Anena launched her poetry collectionA Nation in Labour at the National Theatre in Kampala at the Writivism Festival 2015 on Saturday afternoon. The event was moderated by Jagero Oduor and introduced by Richard Ali with Prof Laban Erapu and Rachel Zadok joining in the conversation. Zadok was the 2014 Writivism mentor for Anena.
Anena was the writer in focus on February when she was featured by Femrite for her book. This event at the Writivism Festival promised more as there would be a larger audience from around the continent and the world at the event.
There was a huge discussion going with the audience comprising of some of the leading names in African literature like Tsitsi Dangarembga and poet Chijioke Amu-nnadi lending support to the newest poetry phenomenon that was being unveiled to the rest of the continent.
Check out images of the launch courtesy of Abubaker Lubowa .