Lillian Tindyebwa

  • Lillian   Tindyebwa
Writer, Teacher, Activist
Principal country concerned : Column : History/society

Tindyebwa Lillian
Birthdate: November 8, 1955

Place of birth: Rukungiri, southwestern Uganda
Languages spoken: Rukigal Runyankore, English, French, and a bit of Kiswahili and German
Writing language: English
Education: Horuby High School, Kabale, 196 1-67;Gayaza High School, 1968-73 and Makerere University where she was awarded a BA. in French and Literature in English, 1974-77.
Employment: Administrative Assistant, Uganda Coffee Services, 1991-93; Private business (boutique), 1993-95, and has since 1995 been Lecturer and Director of Finance and Administration, Gourmet Institute, Kampala. She also serves as Secretary Genera] of Femrite. Before all this Tindyebwa taught in Ugandan secondary schools before relocating to Kenya for sometime.
Bibliography: Recipe for Disaster (novel). Kampala: Fountain, 1994. Tindyebwa's short story Looking for My Mother was published in the Femrite anthology, A Woman's Voice
Comment: Lillian writes to alert people to the society's problems while they "enjoy the fun of the story". She particularly deals with problems of adolescence. She also enjoys the sheer creativity that writing offers her.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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