Ulysses Chuka Kibuuka

Ulysses Chuka Kibuuka was born in1953 at Karera, Bugongi-Sheema, western Uganda. He attended St Peter’s College, Tororo and the Aga Khan School, Masaka. In 1986 Kibuuka was with the NRA guerrillas that ousted the Milton Obote regime and he still serves in the armed forces.

He has written and published three books: a thriller, For the Fairest (Fountain Publishers, 1991); a collection of short stories, Pale Souls Abroad (Fountain Publishers, 2004); and a novel, Saints and Scarecrows (Fountain Publishers, 2007).

His first novel, For the Fairest, won the 1993 Uganda Publishers and Booksellers Association (UPABA) Award for best fiction and was reviewed by The New Vision and Radio Uganda, among others.

Related Resources:

Author’s page, African Books Collective


[Interview] Ulysses Chuka Kibuuka, Conversations with Writers, October 28, 2009

Related Books:

Of Saints and Scarecrows,Secrets no More,Girl Soldier

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