Billy Kahora’s long-awaited short story collection The Cape Cod Bicycle War And Other Stories makes its official world debut at Africa Writes Bristol on June…View More Billy Kahora’s “The Cape Cod Bicycle War” for Africa Writes Bristol debut.
An epic running of the Storymoja Festival 2017 is set for September 27 – October 1 in Nairobi, Kenya. The festival theme this year is…View More Storymoja Festival 2017 set for Nairobi
The Imagine Africa 500 anthology featuring some of the continent’s leading names in speculative fiction this month. It will make its online debut on April…View More Shadreck Chikoti’s Imagine Africa 500 anthology out on April 30
The annual Caine Prize Workshop ended yesterday at the Chaminuka Lodge near Lusaka, Zambia. The participants included previous winners of the Caine Prize, those shortlisted…View More Caine Prize Workshop 2016 in Zambia concludes
Cat Hellisen is the winner of the Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction 2015. The winner has just been announced at the ongoing…View More Cat Hellisen wins Short Story Day Africa Prize 2015 #AkeFest2015
Short Story Day Africa has announced the longlist of this year’s anthology. The stories from writers from across the continent explored the theme “Water” in…View More Short Story Day Africa 2015 longlist announced
A few days ago I spoke about the call out made for the new Short Story Day anthology for 2015 that will focus on Water.…View More Short Story Day announce 2015 anthology judges
South African writer Songeziwe Mahlangu, author of Penumbra and the winner of the Etisalat Prize 2014 will be in Nairobi for an afternoon of readings…View More Etisalat Prize Winner 2014 Songeziwe Mahlangu in Nairobi readings
The Story Club is an initiative started by Malawian writer Shadreck Chikoti and launched in Lilongwe, Malawi in December 2013. The Club has organised several…View More Images from the ‘Imagine Africa 500’ workshop in Malawi
The Sunday Salon. It came to us in 2008 as a new space Nairobians could enjoy listening to literature apart from the Kwani Open Mic…View More The Sunday Salon with Noviolet, Jennings and Yewande
Billy Kahora is a well known name in the writing circles in Kenya and around the continent. He is known for his many exploits as;…View More Creative academy lecturer Billy Kahora working on new book.
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…View More Writers make it a memorable Sunday Salon
The Sunday Salon was a really great event that debuted a few years ago and was the brain child of our old friends from the…View More The British are coming! (Granta young novelists in town)
Alrighty folks. Here is another prize for you to try and get your mitts on if you fancy yourself a writer of no mean repute.…View More Introducing the Etisalat Africa prize for literature
The Storymoja Hay Festival is back. The event is set to hit Nairobi on 13-16th September at the National Museum of Kenya. I first attended…View More The Return of the Storymoja Hay Festival