Hope Wabuke is a Ugandan American poet, essayist, and writer. She is the author of the chapbooks her (Locked Horns), and Movement No. 1: Trains (Dancing Girl Press), and the chapbook “The Leaving” included in New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tatu). She is a contributing editor for the Root and has published widely in various magazines, among them the Guardian, the Sun, Creative Nonfiction Magazine, the Daily Beast, Ms., and more. She is an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska.