Makumbi is winner of the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
Debut novel longlisted for the 2014 Etisalat Prize.
Winner of the 2013 Kwani? Manuscript Prize.
One of the most celebrated East African writers today, Makumbi is considered a must-read in African and post-colonial studies departments.
A feminist descendent of Chinua Achebe’s Arrow of God, Kintu is the first novel to ask: What does the African novel look like without the colonial encounter?
Makumbi will be in the US for a four-city national tour.
Named one of the “Five African Writers You Should Read” by Nigerian Daily Trust.
Championed and with an introduction by Aaron Bady (Twitter followers 11k).