Peter Kagayi

Peter Kagayi, a Ugandan poet, has served as the Anglophone Coordinator at Writivism, President of Lantern Meet of Poets and founder of Rhymers Poetry Club. He is also the founder and curator of the regular poetry platform ‘The Poetry Shrine’ at the National Theatre in Kampala and has supported various groups of young poets. He “seriously” started writing poetry and performing it with Lantern Meet of Poets while at Makerere University. Later he taught poetry and trained high school students in poetry performance soon after he finished reading Law. Some of his poems have featured in theatrical productions by Latin Flavour, Uganda National Contemporary Ballet and various poetry shows. This is his first poetry collection.