'From Guyana to Canada…' by Doreen Baingana

Posted on 12/09/2014
By Commonwealth Foundation

Doreen Baingana

'I read stories from Guyana to Canada to Ghana to South Africa to Kenya to Singapore to India to Fiji to New Zealand and Australia and back to Belize and beyond. What struck me most, though, was how these far-flung (to me) writers were able to wield a single tool—the English language—to fashion individual and diverse stories. They made the language their very own.'
Doreen Baingana

Get more insight into what Doreen Baingana found out during the 2014 judging process, when writing on Ugandan writer Nyana Kakoma’s blog, Sooo Many Stories, and enter the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

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