Global Voices Uganda: The Literary Blogren

My next piece is up at Global Voices Online:

Uganda’s bloggers are increasingly using their blogs as forums for literary expression, and online poems, short stories and multi-part novellas are becoming increasingly popular.

Carsozy is one of the blogren’s most prolific creative writers. His series, The Devil’s Bonfire, is the story of Simon Katende, a young Kampalan who leaves the city to visit his grandfather and gets mixed up in things he doesn’t understand:

He was halfway to the bar when he saw her, his entire body froze and his mouth opened in shock, the glass slipped from his fingers and fell to the ground.

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Featured in the piece are Carsozy, Jon Gosier and Gay Uganda.