Bethuel Muthee, Ema Tinje, and James Murua are the featured writers at “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” at the Coffee Casa, Nairobi on Thursday, February…View More Bethuel Muthee, Ema Tinje, James Murua for “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” on Thursday, February 27.
The Heroe Book Fair 2020, the first major book fair in Nakuru, Kenya, will run at the Player’s Theatre from July 23-25, 2020. While Nakuru,…View More The Heroe Book Fair, Nakuru’s first major book fair, is set for July 23-25, 2020.
Digital Bedbugs, a new anthology edited by Caine Prize winner Makena Onjerika, has been available for readers since January 15, 2020. Makena Onjerika burst onto…View More Makena Onjerika-edited anthology “Digital Bedbugs” available for your reading pleasure.
A fiftieth-anniversary celebration of Nuruddin Farah’s famed debut novel From A Crooked Rib was hosted at the new Cheche Bookshop and Café, Nairobi on Friday,…View More Nuruddin Farah’s “From A Crooked Rib” 50th anniversary celebration in Nairobi.
The cover for Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s novel We, The Scarred, formerly known as Mrs Shaw, has today been revealed by its publisher Paivapo Publishers. Author,…View More Exclusive: Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s novel “We, The Scarred” cover revealed.
Nuruddin Farah is set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his famed debut novel From A Crooked Rib at an event at the Cheche Bookshop…View More Nuruddin Farah to celebrate “From A Crooked Rib” 50th anniversary in Nairobi.
Down River Road, the newest literary journal in Kenya, launched at the Kenya Cultural Centre, Nairobi on Friday, February 7, 2020. In June 2019, Kenyan…View More The “Down River Road” literary journal launches in Nairobi.
Dina Ligaga’s new book Women, Visibility and Morality in Kenyan Popular Media is set to make its appearance on March 5, 2020. Dina Ligaga is…View More Dina Ligaga’s “Women, Visibility and Morality in Kenyan Popular Media” out on March 5.
The Swahili Literary Festival 2020 is set to happen at the SwahiliPot Hub in Mombasa from March 4-8, 2020. The festival theme is “Identity Politics…View More Swahili Literary Festival 2020 theme announced in Mombasa.
Down River Road, the newest literary journal in Kenya, is set to launch at the Kenya Cultural Centre, Nairobi on Friday, February 7, 2020. Going…View More The “Down River Road” literary journal to launch in Nairobi on February 7.
The Peter Kimani edited Nairobi Noir anthology launched at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on January 30, 2020. The “Noir” series, comprising stories set in a…View More The Peter Kimani edited “Nairobi Noir” anthology launches in Nairobi.
Vincent De Paul launched his novel Inevitable Desires: First Love at the Mbogi ya Mawriters series at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on January 25, 2020.…View More Vincent De Paul’s novel ‘Inevitable Desires: First Love’ launches in Nairobi.
Nairobi Noir, the new anthology edited by Peter Kimani, is set to launch at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The “Noir”…View More “Nairobi Noir,” edited by Peter Kimani, to launch in Nairobi on Thursday, January 30.
Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, and Saba El Lazim Elbasha were the featured writers at the Nairobi | Maps of Exile literary salon at the Coffee…View More Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, Saba El Lazim Elbasha at Nairobi | Maps of Exile literary salon.
Covering the length and breadth of the African continent, here is a list of literary festivals you can attend in 2020. It is regularly updated…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2020.