(* 1967) - has published poems in the anthology "Under the African Skies - Poetry from Zambia" and the novel "Bitterness" (An African Novel from Zambia), for which he received the Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing (at the Ngoma Awards ceremonies). He has also published more than forty articles for the website ukzambians.co.uk.
Malama Katulwende was born in 1967 in the Luapula province of Zambia. He is the first-born child in a family of eight. He was educated in Catholic schools in order to become a Diocesan priest, but later decided to attend the University of Zambia. Malama Katulwende has taught science and mathematics at different schools, and he is an entrepreneur.
This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels (Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing) about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet, novelist, and intellectual. It depicts the political struggle of Zambia's students, and the hope and despair of the book's main character.
Passionate and often controversial: Fictional and Non-Fictional Essays about African Aesthetics, Music, Jurisprudence, Ethno-Politics & Good Governance. The topics of his "Discourses" range from Zambian hip-hop and Zambian music in general to art, fame, eroticism, and - of course - philosophy and African politics.