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Khaddafina Mbabazi

Khaddafina Mbabazi is a writer and musician from Kampala, Uganda. Currently, she resides in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she is at work on a novel and completing a short-story collection titled History and Memory. She is an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Virginia.



September 8, 2020 | Fiction

At Heathrow, three hours before her flight to Boston, Thandi was in one of the shower rooms below the Galleries lounge in Terminal 5. A previous tenant—someone who, at some point in the day, had been in there before her, before every inch of the shower room was cleaned, its towels and various amenities replaced—had left a trace of themselves; the radio on, the dial turned to Classic FM.