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Doreen Baingana
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Doreen Baingana is the Ugandan author of Tropical Fish: Stories out of Entebbe, which won an AWP Short Fiction Award and a Commonwealth Prize. She has also won the Washington Independent Writers Fiction Prize and was twice a finalist for the Caine Prize for African Writing. Her stories and essays have appeared in Glimmer Train, AGNI, African American Review, Callaloo, The Guardian (UK), Chimurenga, and Kwani. She has an MFA from the University of Maryland and most recently won an Emerging Writer’s Fellowship from the Writer’s Center in Maryland. She has taught creative writing in the United States, Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda, and is the chairperson of FEMRITE, the Uganda Women Writers Association. (updated 9/2012)

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