Joshua Mmali taught Communication Skills at Makerere University (where he studied Literature at both bachelor’s and master’s levels), and high school Literature and English, before starting a career in journalism with the BBC in 2006. He is the author of a children’s book, The Bad Friends (Fountain Publishers, 2003) and three plays, including The Betrothal (2019), and God of Small Hands. The Women Are Here is his first collection of poems. He is currently working on a collection of short stories. He holds an MA in Communications, Media and Public Relations from the University of Leicester.