Festivals Kenya

Inaugural Heroe Book Fair kicks off today March 22

The Heroe Book Fair will be happening concurrently in Mombasa, Kenya, and online from March 22-26, 2021. The festival theme is belonging.

Heroe Book Fair, founded by Kenyan writer Lorna Likiza, intends to bring together Anglophone, Francophone, and German-speaking writers, poets, publishers, and literary enthusiasts from Africa and the Black Diaspora in a celebration of their literary works and achievements.

Like you would expect at any literary festival, Mombasa residents will get to witness panels, poetry readings, book launches, keynote addresses, and loads more. Some of the people you will see at this event include T. J. Benson, Sihle Ntuli, Caroline Numuhire, Tabu Osusa, Najeeb Juma Bhalo, Themina Kader, Boniface Nyamweya, Brenda J. Cyprian, Rochelle Riley, Hassan Ghedi Santur, Tete Loeper, Nathaniel Annan Dadson, Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Takudzwa Goniwa, Michael Onsando, Abigail Arunga, Jaliya the Bird, Scholastique Mukasonga, Kevin Mwachiro, Max Lobe, Edwige Dro, Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Azafi Omoluabi, Ese Emmanuel, Caroline Gatwiri Weloba, Lorraine Sithole, Dzekashu MacViban, and many more.

For more information about this event please click here.

By James Murua

This blog is run by James Murua a Nairobi, Kenya based lover of books.

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