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We are a platform that promotes poetry, spoken word and related art.

About Open Mic - Open Mic Uganda

About Open Mic

Open Mic Uganda is a company that presents people with a platform that promotes poetry, spoken word and related art forms. It encourages the enhancement

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Writers - Open Mic Uganda
Writers

Writers produce various forms of literary art and creative writing such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, and essays as well as various reports and

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Spoken Word - Open Mic Uganda
Spoken Word

Spoken word is a performance art that is word based. It is an oral art that focuses on the aesthetics of word play and intonation

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Poetry - Open Mic Uganda
Poetry

Unleash yourself. Express your true talent. Poetry, the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, “making” and is a form of literature that

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Showcase

Drown yourself in thought as you scroll through our best work.

Cancer - Open Mic Uganda

Cancer

Written by Ssesanga Dennis Ernest   Of sugar and smoke-who is to blame? I’ll blame...
Blackness - Open Mic Uganda

Blackness

Written by Batanda Murray Shiraz   I have seen madness, the hysterical insanity, anger and...
My Daughter Is Dead - Open Mic Uganda

My Daughter Is Dead

Written by Zuhura Seng’enge   I had a daughter.   Her name was Sofi, She...
Books That Cry - Open Mic Uganda

Books That Cry

Written by Kitaka Alex   A metaphorical cover page, Jejune like an impotent piece of...
Down This Road I Walk - Open Mic Uganda

Down This Road I Walk

Written by Ssesanga Dennis Ernest   Down this road I walk, Like a lone soldier...
Of Becoming A Man - Open Mic Uganda

Of Becoming A Man

Written by Ssesanga Dennis Ernest   When I was a child, There was little I...
Coconut - Open Mic Uganda

Coconut

You cannot compete with a white man For a black woman Who considers color. She...
Deflowered | Open Mic Uganda

Deflowered

DEFLOWERED Written by  Linda Nabasa   I want you to hit me again With your...

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Our Team

Our dedicated team is comprised of poets, writers and fans who even when they travel, their heart stays with us. We believe anyone can be a poet.

Kitaka Alex - Open Mic Uganda
Kitaka Alex
Spoken & Visual Artist

Kitaka Alex is of the founding member of Tontoma Poetry Jazz session a monthly gathering of Poets, Spoken word artists and visual artist. He runs

Kitaka Alex
Batanda Murray Shiraz - Open Mic Uganda
Batanda Murray Shiraz
Co-director

Batanda Murray Shiraz a.k.a The BlackPoet was born in Kampala, Uganda in 1988. He studied in Uganda before moving to Ohio, Trenton, for high school

Batanda Murray Shiraz
Zuhura Sengenge - Open Mic Uganda
Zuhura Seng’enge
Writer & Poet

Zuhura Seng’enge is a performance poet and young entrepreneur, volunteering as coordinator of Writers’ Lounge with Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA), Tanzania. As a

Zuhura Seng’enge
Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva - Open Mic Uganda
Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva
Poet & Actress

Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva is a Ugandan poet, editor, actress, leadership trainer, events manager, children’s facilitator, founder of the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation and a long-distance

Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva
Wake the Poet - Open Mic Uganda
Wake the Poet
Spoken Word & Christian Rapper

Wake is a Christian rapper and spoken word artist that is passionate about Africa. He is part of Potter’s Clay and the Hidden Empire.

Wake the Poet
Linda Nabasa - Open Mic Uganda
Linda Nabasa

Linda Nabasa, affectionately known as Nada is a prolific performing artist. As a singer, songwriter, playwright and poet, she is an entertaining stage performer who

Linda Nabasa
Sessanga Denis Ernest - Open Mic Uganda
Ssesanga Dennis Ernest
Director

Dennis is a public health worker with passion for poetry. He is currently one of the promoters of a spoken word platform called Open Mic

Ssesanga Dennis Ernest

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