The French language translation of Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s Black Star Nairobi is almost here. Many readers of this blog are familiar with the writing of…View More Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s “Black Star Nairobi” French language edition imminent.
Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, and Shan Bartley are set to feature at this month’s edition of the Artistic Encounters at Goethe Institut Nairobi on Wednesday,…View More Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, Shan Bartley for Artistic Encounters in November.
Peter Kimani’s Dance of the Jakaranda is up for the Frederick Forsyth chaired People’s Book Prize. Let’s vote for the man. The People’s Book Prize…View More Peter Kimani up for Frederick Forsyth chaired “People’s Book Prize.”
The African Writers Trust hosted a mentoring and training workshop moderated by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey alongside Demere Kitunga and Catherine Mark. The workshop was hosted…View More African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.
Ngugi wa Thiong’o novel Matigari is set for the big screen says Nollywood filmmaker Kunle Afolayan. Ngugi wa Thiong’o is one of the giants of…View More Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s “Matigari” set for the big screen.
The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.
The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist was announced on October 25, 2018. The Short Story is Dead, Long Live…View More The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist announced.
Invisible Borders Trans-African project 2018 heads from Lagos to Maputo over the dates of 20 August, 2018 – 23 November 2018. The writers who join…View More Writers join in Invisible Borders Trans-African project 2018.
The late Prof Chris Wanjala was honoured by the artistic community with a colourful event at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi on Monday October…View More Kenyans honour Prof Chris Wanjala in Nairobi.
Nigerian poet Dami Ajayi and Kenyan musician Makadem made magic at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on October 11, 2018. Their event which is part of the…View More Dami Ajayi, Makadem make magic at Goethe-Institut Nairobi.
Kenyan academic, writer, and editor Chris Wanjala has passed on. Prof Wanjala who was the chairman of the Book Development Council of Kenya died on…View More Kenyan academic and writer Chris Wanjala has passed on.
Poet Dami Ajayi and musician Makadem are the featured artists at the Artistic Encounters at Goethe-Institut Nairobi on Thursday October 11, 2018. The two will…View More Dami Ajayi, Makadem for Artistic Encounters at Goethe-Institut Nairobi
The International Publishers Association Seminar on Sustainable Development for African Publishers 2019 is set to happen in Nairobi, Kenya. The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the…View More International Publishers Association seminar for Nairobi in 2019
The Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 happened at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi from September 26-30, 2018. The fair which was in its 21st edition had…View More A snapshot of the Nairobi International Book Fair 2018.
The Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 opening ceremony was hosted at the Sarit Centre on September 27, 2018. The ceremony was attended by everyone who…View More Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 opening ceremony