MUSA OKWONGA

Musa is a poet, journalist and musician. The son of refugees from Idi Amin’s Uganda, he studied law at Oxford University. The winner of the 1996 WHSmith Young Writers Competition, he is the author of two books about football, A Cultured Left Foot and Will You Manage? the first of which was nominated for the 2008 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. He has also published Eating Roses For Dinner, a collection of his poetry, which has been praised by Kate Tempest, Ed Sheeran and J.K. Rowling. He is currently writing a Sci-Fi novel called The Trauma Thief.
BIBLIOGRAPHY EVENTS 2018
  • The Ungrateful Country in:
    The Good Immigrant (Ed. Nikesh Shukla), Unbound, 2016
  • Eating Roses For Dinner
    (Poetry), 2015
  • Will You Manage?
    Serpent’s TAil, 2010
  • A Cultured Left Foot
    Duckworths, 2007