Originally from Uganda, Iryn Tushabe is a writer and independent journalist based in Saskatchewan, Canada. Her short fiction has been anthologized in The Journey Prize 30: The Best of Canada's New Writers. Her creative nonfiction has been published in Briarpatch, Prairies North, and on the Commonwealth Writers story site www.addastories.org. Iryn is at work on her first novel set in contemporary rural and urban Uganda. She tweets at @wordsweaver.