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Goretti Kyomuhendo

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Kyomuhendo Goretti

Birthdate: August 1, 1965

Place of birth: Hoima District, western Uganda,

Languages spoken: Runyoro, English

Writing language: English

Education: Attended Hoima Primary School, Sir Tito Winyi 5.5. and National College of Business Studies, Nakawa (now Makerere University Business School). Kyomuhendo is also an Honorary Fellow of Creative Writing of the University of Iowa, USA.

Employment: Femrite Coordinator, the group behind this directory.

Bibliography: The First Daughter (novel). Kampala: Fountain, 1996. Different Worlds (children’s literature). Kampala: Monitor Publications, 1998. Secrets No More (novel). Kampala: Femrite, 1999.She’s currently working on her third novel.

Comment: Kyomuhendo’s style is narrative (the novel) and the woman’s story informs her writing. Her influences are rooted in African writers.

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