Harriet Anena is a poet and writer from Gulu, Uganda. She is the author of A Nation In Labour – a poetry collection. Her poems have been published by Jalada Africa, Prairie Schooner, Lawino Magazine, African Writers Trust, African Sun Press, Babishai Niwe Foundation, the Magunga, among others.In 2013, she was shortlisted for the Ghana Poetry Prize.
Anena’s short stories have featured in the Caine Prize anthology 2013, Sooo Many Stories, Bookslive, KUT and Writivism, among others. She finds great pleasure in bullying words for poetic pleasure.