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Anni Domingo, Rutendo Chabikwa win Myriad Manuscript Prize 2018.

Anni Domingo and Rutendo Chabikwa are the winners of the Myriad Manuscript Prize 2018. The prize is a first drafts competition for unpublished writers. UK based Myriad publishes award-winning literary fiction, graphic novels, political nonfiction, and ground-breaking infographic atlases. The organisation supports new and emerging authors with two competitions for work-in-progress in fiction and graphic novels. […]

Fiction Kenya Translation

Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s “Black Star Nairobi” French language edition imminent.

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 Kenyan author, poet, and academic Mukoma Wa Ngugi. He is the author of the two detective novels Nairobi Heat and Black Star Nairobi (Killing Sahara) which follow the exploits of […]

Events Fiction Kenya South Africa

Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, Shan Bartley for Artistic Encounters in November.

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, November 21, 2018. The three will be moderated by author Zukiswa Wanner. In Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters, two artists of different genres meet and share their art in front of […]