Surumani Manzi

Born in the near- aftermath of Uganda's third civil war, Surumani Manzi is a poet - who infrequently assays into prose. He earned his High-School Diploma at Ntare School in Mbarara South Western Uganda, matriculating to Makerere and Kyambogo Universities, where he studied Construction.

Surumani is a member of the Lantern Meet of Poets - a Kampala based literary congress of reckonable repute - where he discusses, peer - reviews, and occasionally publishes his work.

In 2013, he featured in Writivism's pioneer cohort of emerging African writers; and his labours have since appeared in prairie schoonerIbua Journal, The Black Monday Newsletter, The Observer, The MonitorFemrite anthologies, and assorted other publications. Manzi made Thirty in 2022 and this is his first debut short-story collection.