The Weganda Review’s second issue (Oct. – Dec. 2023) has been published. Featured essays include writings on Norbert Mao, memory, childhood obesity, personal venality, retirement, and marital introspection. Art portfolios belong to Sanaa Gateja and Letaru Dralega. We have a short story by Jackee Budesta Batanda, poetry by Bridget Ankunda and Destiny Gladys Chaiga, and the private diary of a ‘juice bartender’ who lives and works near Kampala. Our Quote of the Quarter is extracted from The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. This is not a themed issue, but time is the general drift.
The Weganda Review’s inaugural issue (July-Sept. 2023) has been published. It features essays ranging from one dissecting the fear of witchcraft to one exploring the existential hopes and fears of the children of Uganda’s revolutionary leaders. There’s an interpretation of the spiritual lives of poachers, a tribute to Aggrey Awori, and a paean to small bars. Art portfolios belong to Sheila Nakitende and Farouq Ssebaggala. We have a short story by Asinde Regina, poetry by DevisThePoet and Keturah Sheebah Naluyange, and the private diary of a ‘gateman’ just outside Kampala. Our Quote of the Quarter is extracted from Humboldt’s Gift by Saul Bellow. This is not a themed issue, but existence is the general drift.