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Excerpt from Alexander Nderitu’s book Kiss, Commander, Promise

We are all looking to market out books and one of the best ways to do this is using exerpts is the Alexander Nderitu. Here it is verbatim; An Excerpt from ‘KISS, COMMANDER, PROMISE’, Full e-book available at www.AlexanderNderitu.com/buy for only Kshs 150/= This is Georgeanne’s kind of town. She’s an urbanite. She loves high-profile […]

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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s book for January 2014 release

Kenyan writer Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor entered the literacy scene with a blaze of glory in 2003 as she won the Caine Prize for African writing. It was for Weight of Whispers  a haunting tale of a Rwandan man who was in the upper class of that society who finds himself in Kenya just as the […]

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Fancy yourself a science fiction writer? Here’s one for you.

Do you fancy that you can write science fiction that would amaze the world and don’t want to worry about competing with Hollywood types? The try AfroSF: Science Fiction by African Writers. This was the first ever anthology of Science Fiction by African writers only that was open to submissions from across Africa and abroad. […]

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Writers make it a memorable Sunday Salon

That Eric Wainaina place that used to be called Kifaru Gardens and is now called Elephant House was where all the roads led to on Sunday afternoon for the literary inclined for Sunday Salon. The Sunday Salon is an event where literature fans got to hear writers read their own work in a relaxed environment. […]

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Golden Baobab Prize for Children’s Literature 2013

The fifth annual Golden Baobab Prize, a literary award that invites entries of unpublished African-inspired stories written for young audiences below the age of twelve is here. The mission of the Golden Baobab Prize is to inspire African writers to create enthralling African stories that will inspire the imaginations of generations of African children. Your […]

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Two Kenyans on announced Kwani Manuscript prize short list

The Kwani Trust was started a over decade ago to ensure that literature from this part of the world grew. Their latest attempt at this is the Kwani Manuscript Prize supported by Lambent Foundation and Ford Foundation which saw those who entered get a chance to win the following prizes; 1st Prize: 300 000 KShs […]