Hope Wabuke


Author's Bio

Born in exile to Ugandan refugees, Hope Wabuke is a writer, essayist and poet based in California.

Hope is a contributing editor for The Root and a contributing writer for the Kirkus Reviews. Her poetry has also appeared in The North American Review, Potluck Magazine, Ruminate Magazine, Fjords Literary Journal, Salamander Literary Journal, NonBinary Review, JoINT Literary Journal, Weave Magazine, Cease Cows, Kalyani Magazine, Split this Rock and Literary Mama. Her essays and criticism have appeared in Newsweek’s The Daily Beast, Salon, Gawker, Guernica, The Root, Ozy, The Hairpin, Ms. Magazine online, The Rumpus, Los Angeles Magazine and The Feminist Wire. Her fiction has been featured in the anthology All About Skin. Her chapbook Movement No. 1: Trains was published in June 2015 by dancing girl press.

Publications & Prizes

Movement No. 1: Trains (Dancing Girl Press, 2015)
Kalyani Magazine
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Potluck Magazine

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Last update: Jun 13, 2015