Violet Barungi started writing while she was still
a student. Her first short story, Kefa Kazana was published
in Origin East Africa, an anthology of short stories
edited by Prof. David Cook and broadcast on the BBC in 1964.
Contribution to short story anthologies:
- The Shadow and the Substance (a novel) published by
Lake Publishers and Enterprises, Kisumu 1998
- Cassandra (a novel) published by FEMRITE Publications
- Tit for Tat (short stories for children) published
- The Promise (a co-authored folktale for children) published
by Uganda Children’s Writers and Illustrators Association 2002
- Our Cousins from Abroad (a modern short story for children)
published by UCWIA 2003
- The Boy Who Became King (a folktale for children) published
by UCWIA 2004
Articles, short stories and poems:
- The Last One to Know in A Woman’s Voice (FEMRITE
1998) edited by Mary Karooro Okurut
- Jago Goes to School in Children Read Everywhere,
an anthology of short stories for children edited by Betten and
Resch 2002 and published in Germany 2003.
Contributed regularly articles, short stories and poems to the New
Era Magazine, and Wordwrite literary journal, both publications
of FEMRITE, and various other social magazines, literary journals
- Over My Dead Body – This won the British Council New
Playwriting Award for Africa and The Middle East in 1997 and was recently published in the anthology, African Women Playwrights, edited by Kathy A. Perkins.
- The Award-Winner - Written and staged 2000 to celebrate
women’s literary works in the new millennium.