Yarri Kamara

Yarri Kamara is a Sierra Leonean-Ugandan writer, translator and policy researcher. Her translation of Monique Ilboudo’s novel So Distant from My Life was shortlisted for the National Translation Award in Prose (USA) in 2023 and she recently co-edited the anthology Sahara: A thousand paths into the future (Sternberg Press). Her writing has appeared in Lolwe, Africa Is A Country, The Republic, African Arguments, Courrier International and Poda Poda Stories.


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