It took a while but after many moons of preparation and other such things the Storymoja Festival 2014 is upon us. The National Museum of…View More The Storymoja Festival 2014 is here!
The longlist for the biggest prize in children literature the Golden Baobab Prize was announced yesterday in Accra Ghana with writers from across the African…View More Golden Baobab Prize for literature 2014 longlist out
In recent times Kenyan media has come to the plate where literature and its reporting are concerned. The biggest selling publication on Saturday the Saturday…View More A visit to KBC’s Books Café with Khainga O’Okwemba
Wanjiku Wa Ngugi is a daughter of Ngugi Wa Thiong’o who is yet again being tipped as a frontrunner for the Nobel Prize for literature.…View More Wanjiku Wa Ngugi’s book now in German as Die Scheinheiligen
Book: A daunting Journey Author: Jeremiah Gitau Kiereini (edited by Mutu Wa Gethoi) Publisher: Kenway Publications Year of publication: 2014 Number of pages: 258 Genre:…View More A review of Jeremiah Kiereini’s memoirs A Daunting Journey
The Wahome Mutahi Prize for literature 2014 nominees have just been announced. They are in four different categories English Adult, Kiswahili Adult, English Children and…View More Wahome Mutahi Prize for Literature 2014 nominees announced
They say that it has all gone digital. If you want to get the books you can also go online and buy the books in…View More 6 options for buying and selling by Kenyan and African books online
The Storymoja Hay Festival is the biggest literary festival in Kenya having happened for the last five years and seeing many thousands of guests. This…View More Guest list for Storymoja Hay Festival gets bigger
The Caine Prize 2014 winner has just been announced in London and the winner this year is Kenyan writer Okwiri Oduor. She becomes the third…View More The Caine Prize 2014 winner is Kenya’s Okwiri Oduor!
The winner of the Caine Prize will be announced tonight as part of the series of events called “Africa Writes” in its third year to…View More Its Caine Prize Night: Best of luck to all the nominees
Kinyanjui Kombani is a Kenyan writer who has been at the forefront of the literature advocacy route with events like The Authors Buffer and the…View More Kinyajui Kombani’s coffee gig (and John Sibi-Okumu chat)
The first Text Book Centre (TBC) bookshop opened in 1963 on Nairobi’s Kijabe Street. Since then it has grown to become chain of retail sellers…View More The Text Book Centre now at the Thika Road Mall
Book: Through My African Eyes Author: Jeff Koinange Publisher: Footprints Press Kenya Year of Publication: 2014 Genre: Biography I have been watching Jeff Koinange for…View More A review of Jeff Koinange’s Through My African Eyes
The Storymoja Hay Festival 2014 promises to be the coolest event in town if the reports coming out from the organisers is any indication. Firstly…View More Chris Abani, Prajwal Parajuly for Storymoja Hay Festival 2014
The last week saw one of the biggest gatherings of African writers on this continent of ours for a long while as the Writivism Festival…View More A smashing Writivism 2014