Who We Are

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

About Open Mic

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 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

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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Cancer - Open Mic Uganda


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


Written by The BlackPoet Dear Yeva There are things ive been meaning to say to...
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


You cannot compete with a white man For a black woman Who considers color. She...


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
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 Shiraz Aka TheBlackPoet
Batanda Shiraz Aka TheBlackPoet

The BLACK-POET |Shiraz Murray Batanda was born in Kampala,Uganda in 1989. Shiraz works predominantly in the medium of spoken word poetry. He completed a leader-shift

Batanda Shiraz Aka TheBlackPoet
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
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
Ssesanga Dennis Ernest
Ssesanga Dennis Ernest

Dennis aka Ivorythepoet is a public health worker with a great passion for poetry. He is currently one of the promoters of a spoken word

Ssesanga Dennis Ernest

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Mobutu Road, Makindye
Kampala, Uganda

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Email: openmicuganda@gmail.com
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