Gloria Kiconco

Gloria Kiconco is a Ugandan poet, essayist, and zine-maker based in Kampala, Uganda. Her poetry has been published by Brittle Paper, Sooo Many Stories, and Femrite. Her essays have appeared in The Forager Magazine, Doppiozero’s Why Africa? and Adda. She was a correspondent for Commonwealth Writers (2015/16).

Gloria participated in LaBa! Arts Festival in 2016 on a poetry project and in 2017 as a writer on an animation project. In February 2017, she facilitated the ZineFuturesEA workshop at 32° East. In July 2017, she facilitated A Day of Learning under Age of Wonderland’s global project, 100 DAYS OF LEARNING.

She performs spoken word regularly around Kampala. Follow her at

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