We decided to put together a few facts about our talented author, Dilman Dila. This prolific storyteller has been having a great year and it’s all because he’s works diligently at his craft.
- Dilman Dila is an award-winning filmmaker.
- A Killing in the Sun was shortlisted in the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. He has a story shortlisted for the 2014 Short Story Day anthology as well.
- He is the publisher and founder of the new online literary magazine, you can find it at Lawino Magazine. Named in honor Ugandan writer, Okot p’Bitek, who wrote the poem ‘Song of Lawino, Song of Ocol’.
- He has published two other books, a novellete, The Terminal Move, and a novella, Cranes Crest at Sunset.
- Felistas Fable, his debut feature film won Best Feature Film, Film of the Year, Best Screenplay and Best Actor at the 2014 Ugandan Film Festival.