Mubanga was born in Lusaka, Zambia. She is an attorney and storyteller. Her creative work has appeared or is forthcoming in adda, Aster(ix), Overland, The Ex-Puritan, Menelique, on Netflix, and elsewhere, and her editorial work can be found or is forthcoming in Doek!, and Safundi. When she’s not writing or editing, Mubanga serves as a Mentor at the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and their two children. She is an incoming PhD student in Feminist Studies at the University of Minnesota (Twin-Cities).