Kakwenza named this year’s International Writer of Courage

Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, has been named the International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony.

What you need to know:

  • The award is part of the PEN Pinter prize, which goes to an author deemed to have fulfilled Harold Pinter’s aspiration to “define the real truth of our lives and our societies”

Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija has been named this year’s International Writer of Courage by Tsitsi Dangarembga.

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