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WAM Feb 02-03 Dominic Wrizile

I received an email the other day from a young man hoping to promote his new collection of poetry, The Epitome of Life.

Dominic Wrizile is the young man, and in his note he told me he'd come to Newfoundland from Uganda. I thought, now there would me an interesting tale for you to hear.

Little did I realize.

Dominic has an almost-unbelievable story to tell, about survival, hope lost and won again, and how he got out of East Africa to publish a collection of poetry in Newfoundland.

I began our conversation by asking him where he is from and how he got here.

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