Ngugi Wa Thiong’o clan to celebrate 50 years of Weep Not Child

Weep Not Child, the debut novel of celebrated Kenyan writer Ngugi Wa Thiong’o published in 1964, was the first book published by a Kenyan African. The author, who was known as James Ngugi before he opted to be a true African writer and adopted the name Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, then went onto first pain and […]

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Images from the Caine Prize Workshop 2015 in Ghana

The Caine Prize workshop gives aspiring writers two weeks to create and finish a story under the guidance of experiences writers and occurs in a different African country every year. This year the workshop was in Elmina, Ghana in April and was facilitated by first Caine Prize winner Leila Aboulela and Zukiswa Wanner. Elmina is […]