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Hope Wabuke

Hope Wabuke is a Ugandan American poet, essayist, and writer. She is the author of the forthcoming memoir Please Don’t Kill My Black Son Please. Hope has published in The GuardianThe RootLos Angeles Review of Books, and NPR among others. She is an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a founding board member and former Media & Communications Director for the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction.

Books

  • The Body Family

    Hope Wabuke weaves together a coming-of-age narrative of a Black girl, the child of immigrants fleeing from genocidal terror to America.