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Episode 25: Kenya Writes with Goethe Institut Patrick Ochieng.

The Kenya Writes guest for today is Kisumu-based lawyer and author Patrick Ochieng who was shortlisted for the 2010 Golden Baobab Prize and the NALIF Writing Competition in 2017. He has been published in Kikwetu, Munyori, Brittle Paper, and other literary publications. Tune in by clicking here. The debut book for children is Playing a […]

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Book Digest: Gauz, Tomi Obaro, Chinelo Okparanta, Saleh Addonia

We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Gauz, Tomi Obaro, Chinelo Okparanta, and Saleh Addonia. Cocoaïans by Gauz Publisher: L’ Arche EditionsPublication Date: August 19, 2022Genre: NonfictionLanguage: FrenchWhere to find it: Decitre, Amazon. Gauz Born in Abidjan, a biochemist by training, Gauz arrived in France […]

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Boubacar Boris Diop to headline Neustadt Lit Fest 2022.

Boubacar Boris Diop is the headliner of the Neustadt Lit Fest 2022 which happens virtually and in-person at the University of Oklahoma, USA from October 24-26, 2022. The Neustadt Lit Fest is a literary and cultural festival, established by World Literature Today executive director Robert Con Davis-Undiano in 2004. It focuses on the Neustadt Prize […]

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Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Awards finalists announced.

The finalists for the inaugural edition of the Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Awards were revealed on August 18, 2022. The Museum of the African Diaspora is a contemporary art museum in San Francisco, California. one of only a few museums of its kind in the USA, they hold exhibitions and present artists exclusively […]