Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor was the featured guest at the MacMillan Memorial Library on Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was moderated by Nanjala Nyabola. Yvonne Adhiambo…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor at the MacMillan Memorial Library.
Billy Kahora’s long-awaited short story collection The Cape Cod Bicycle War And Other Stories launched at Pawa254 in Nairobi, Kenya on August 1, 2019. Billy…View More Billy Kahora’s “The Cape Cod Bicycle War And Other Stories” launches in Nairobi.
Writers who write in English and Portuguese are set to converge on Nairobi for the first Macondo Literary Festival to take place from September 27-29,…View More Lusophone, Anglophone authors to converge on Nairobi for Macondo Literary Festival.
The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2019 were announced on July 30, 2019. The African Writers Conference is an African Writers Development Trust event…View More African Writers Awards 2019 longlists announced.
Storymoja Festival 2020 has made a callout for those who would like to intern for Kenya’s most famous literary festival. The Storymoja Festival, founded by…View More Storymoja Festival 2020 makes callout for interns.
Raising A Sun, the debut poetry collection of Nairobi-based poet Mufasa, launched at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on June 29, 2019. The Kenyan poetry scene…View More Mufasa’s poetry collection “Raising A Sun” launches in Nairobi.
The shortlist of ten writers in the running for Short Story Day Africa 2018 was announced on July 4, 2019. South African headquartered Short Story…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist announced.
Adipo Sidang and Mugabi Byenkya were the featured writers at the Literary Crossroads series at Goethe-Institut Nairobi on June 27, 2019. They were moderated by…View More Adipo Sidang, Mugabi Byenkya feature at Goethe-Institut Nairobi’s Literary Crossroads.
Hassan Ghedi Santur’s second novel The Youth of God launched at the Columbia Global Centres, Nairobi on June 27, 2019. Hassan Ghedi Santur, who emigrated…View More Hassan Ghedi Santur’s “The Youth of God” launches in Nairobi.
Ngwatilo Mawiyoo and Tomeletso Sereetsi gave a memorable performance at the Zukiswa Wanner created, Goethe-Institut hosted “Artistic Encounters” on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The Artistic…View More Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Tomeletso Sereetsi’s memorable performance at Artistic Encounters.
Ngwatilo Mawiyoo and Tomeletso Sereetsi are the featured artists at the Artistic Encounters series at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on June 26, 2019. The evening…View More Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Tomeletso Sereetsi for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters on June 26.
The International Publishers Association hosted a major seminar in Nairobi, Kenya from June 14-15, 2019. The theme was “Realising Africa’s Potential as a Global Publishing…View More A snapshot of the International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi in June 2019.
The International Publishers Association seminar will be hosted in Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020. The announcement was made by IPA President Hugo Setzer in Nairobi on…View More International Publishers Association seminar for Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020.
There were many panels at the International Publishers Association Seminar hosted in Nairobi from June 14-15, 2019. One of the most effective ways of people…View More International Publishers Association Nairobi Seminar 2019 panels.
Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing a collection of essays on Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s work, edited by Simon Gikandi and Ndirangu Wachanga, launched in…View More “Ngugi: Reflections on his life of writing” launches in Nairobi.