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Diaspora Book Launch | Like An Ocean – Poems in Prose By Margaret Anne Mazzi Wampampa

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Posted December 16, 2014 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in 2014 Diaspora Homecoming Gala ~ 2,132 views

     

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A collection of poems in prose of life’s emotions. The author takes the reader on a long journey that spins the world. A conversation with the reader about love, hate, hurt and happiness. The author leads the reader into the best and the worst in our different journeys in this life.
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Mumbejja Margaret-Anne Mazzi Wampamba was born in East Africa. She was educated in United Kingdom and France. She is the author of three other books in the Kingdom of the South series, The Long Journey and The Train Journey. Ms. Wampamba lives in Northern Virginia, USA and works at the National Science Foundation, a U.S. government scientific research funding agency.

Ms. Wampamba started her journey in writing at a tender age while at High School in Uganda, East Africa. She was very fond of the English language, literature and culture. After high school she moved to England to further her education and it is not surprising that she continued to follow her path in studying English in Literature and writing short stories during her spare time.

She combined her love for culture with travel but before she took on the adventures of extended travel, she moved from England to France to study the French language and culture. The experience in language and culture gained overseas helped her appreciate different cultures across the globe. It was then that her writing hobby turned into an obsession.

After completing her studies she worked in London for a while but her travelling feet would not let her sit tight. She then sought an opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya. While in Kenya she travelled to all corners of that country and this is reflected in some of her writing. After Kenya, she moved to the United States of America where she still lives today.

Ms. Wampampa is a “single mother”. Her son was the main reason she went into serious writing. She wrote short stories for children. Stories that would talk about Africa to any child. She was also motivated by the fact that she could not find books in American libraries about Africa for her son to read before going to bed. She is a Buganda royal princess who has also lived and worked in South Africa among other places and currently works for the US Government.

Mumbejja Margaret Anne Mazzi Wampamba will be among the featured guests whose new collection of poems will also be launched along Taga’s new book Totems of Uganda – The Buganda Edition at the 30th December 2014 – Diaspora Gala exhibition and gala. For details email Mumbejja Mazzi at  — princess.mazzi@gmail.com

Her latest book is “Like an Ocean”, a collection of poems in prose and other books can be accessed on Amazon and using the link below.

http://bookstore.xlibris.com/AdvancedSearch/Default.aspx?searchterm=wampamba

– See more at: http://www.ugandandiasporanews.com/2014/06/01/book-review-like-an-ocean-a-collection-of-poems-in-prose-by-mumbejja-margaret-anne-mazzi-wampamba/#sthash.RKi5Qq8u.dpuf

Other books by Mazzi Wampamba can be found on the following link:


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Ugandan Diaspora News Team

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