Arach Sarah Atim was born on the 26th November 1992 to Mr Amone Charles Delcol and Ms Amony Eva of Gulu District. Mr Amone Charles Delcol is a Senior Lecturer at Gulu University and Ms. Amony Eva is a house wife. Sarah is a talented writer of poetry and fiction. She started school at Nsambya Girls Primary School, then later joined Gulu Central High School and Jinja Senior Secondary School for O’ and A’ Levels respectively. She is currently a student at Nsamizi Training Institute of Social Development, Gulu Campus.
She is affiliated to Crispy Poetry Uganda and The Galaxy Poets of Northern Uganda. Ms Atim has always been an avid reader, though she says she cannot exactly recall when she started writing she says, “Writing has always been a passion of mine.”
She is the first born of her parents whom she credits as her greatest inspiration.
“My parents are strong people whom I would love to emulate.”
She is also a staunch Christian and adds that, “The church has always been an important and massive part of me.”
Xera is Ms Atim’s creative alias.