Dilman Dila

Writer and filmmaker

Dilman Dila is a Ugandan writer, film maker and a social activist. He is the author of a collection of short stories, A Killing in the Sun, and of two novellas, Cranes Crest at Sunset, and The Terminal Move. Dilman Dila is a writer, filmmaker, and all round artist who lives in his home country, Uganda.
He is the author of a critically acclaimed collection of short stories, A Killing in the Sun. His two recent novellas are The Future God of Love and A Fledgling Abiba. He has been shortlisted for the BSFA Awards (2021) and for the Nommo Awards for Best Novella (2021), as well as for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize (2013), among many accolades.
His short fictions have appeared in many anthologies, including The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Six, and The Apex Book of World SF 4. His films have won multiple awards, and include the masterpiece What Happened in Room 13 (2007) and The Felistas Fable (2013), which was nominated for Best First Feature by a Director at AMAA (2014). You can find his short films on patreon.com/dilstories and more about him on his website dilmandila.com.