Events Kenya

Jalada Africa to feature Ngugi wa Thiong’o much translated story tomorrow

The Pan-African writers’ collective, Jalada Africa, will present an evening of readings, conversation, and performances based on a fable, Ituĩka Rĩa Mũrũngarũ: Kana Kĩrĩa Gĩtũmaga Andũ Mathiĩ Marũngiĩ (The Upright Revolution: Or Why Humans Walk Upright) by the eminent author and scholar Prof. Ngugi wa Thiong’o. The fable has been translated into 55 languages, making […]

Book Clubs Kenya

Cosmos Book Club begins with Ng’ang’a Mbugua’s Angels of the Wild

The Cosmos Book Club, the newest in town, kicked off with author Ng’ang’a Mbugua engaging on his award winning book Angels of the Wild. The event was moderated by book blogger James Murua. The Cosmos Coffee House at the Highwayy Mall (yes its Highwayy with two “y’s” in the name – there is no typo […]

Awards Fiction

Etisalat Flash fiction Award 2016 opens for voting

The Etisalat Flash fiction Award 2016 opened for voting on November 7th, 2016. Etisalat Prize for Literature is famous as its being the only Pan African one selecting the best debut novel from an African writer. The prize which is in its third year has been won by Noviolet Bulawayo (2014), Songeziwe Mahlangu (2015) and […]