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Derek Lubangakene

Although Derek Lubangakene is the Operating Manager in a Supply and Distribution firm, his passion is writing. He is currently working on his second fantasy book. He also writes poetry, and has been published in The Proposal, an anthology Black Rainbow Poetry. His poetry has also been published in the Kalahari Review and his poem, Jailor, was selected as one of the top 5 poems of the month of July 2013, for The Missing Slate. His short story, Of Ghosts & Graverobbers has been longlisted for the Golden Baobab Prize 2013.

Derek has also succeeded in adapting two of his own short stories into feature screenplays and is currently in the rewriting phase. He also has other screenplay projects in line.

Derek is also an avid reader, a blogger, occasional sketch artist and origami dilettante.

Contact details are:

Derek Lubangakene,
Plot 2, 3rd Close, U.N. Rise, Kisugu.
P.O. Box 4759, Kampala.
+256-777-095-250