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Nick Makoha

Born in Uganda, Nick Makoha fled the country with his mother, as a result of political dictatorship of Idi Amin. He represented Uganda in the Poetry Parnassus as part of the Cultural Olympiad. A former Writer in Residence for Newham Libraries, his one-man show, My Father & Other Superheroes, debuted to sold-out performances at both the 2013 London Literature Festival and a special Father’s day performance at the Unicorn Theatre. A national tour launches at the end of 2014. He has been a panelist at both the inaugural Being A Man Festival (“Fatherhood: Past, Present & Future”) and Women Of The World Festival (“Bringing Up Boys”). In 2005, award-winning publisher Flippedeye launched its pamphlet series with his debut collection, The Lost Collection of an Invisible Man