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A quarterly international literary journal

Ber Anena

Ber Anena is a Ugandan poet, writer, and performer. Her work has been published in The Atlantic, adda, Black Warrior Review, Off Assignment, The Caine Prize, and New Daughters of Africa anthologies, among others. Anena is the author of A Nation in Labor, a debut poetry collection that won the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa in 2018. She attended the MFA Writing program at Columbia University in New York and is pursuing a Ph.D. in English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


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