A statement from African Authors Sans Frontieres in Solidarity with African-Americans. As African writers without borders who are connected beyond geography with those who live…
This year’s library of the year awards popularly known as the Maktaba Awards happened at the Leakey Auditorium, National Museum alongside the Storymoja Festival that…View More Aga Khan Wins Maktaba Awards 2014
The Nairobi International Book Fair which was born in 1996 and is now officially an adult is currently running at the Sarit Centre with the…View More Nairobi International Book Fair now on.
The team at the Storymoja have done an amazing job this year. Without any major disaster (at least at the venue) it went smoothly for…View More Thank You Storymoja Festival 2014 Crew
You want be having dinners in your honour, mad change being tossed at you as you travel world capitals and all bow in your way?…View More Creative writing for 2015: Rhodes University and Writivism
Sunday was the last day of the Storymoja Festival. This day was special as there would be a memorial in the evening to remember Prof…View More Storymoja Festival 2014 Daily Blog – Sunday 20th September
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka never showed up for the gala event on Friday night and I was starting to feel like these guys were avoiding…View More Storymoja Festival 2014 Daily Blog – Saturday 20th September
Friday was first day that I spent a whole day at the museum to enjoy the textures of Kenya’s real literary festival. I spent the…View More Storymoja Festival 2014 Daily Blog – Friday 19th September
The Storymoja Festival happening at the National Museums of Kenya that started on Wednesday has been what can only been described as pacing itself. The…View More Storymoja Festival 2014 so far – Wednesday and Thursday
Open Book is one of the fastest growing literary festivals on the planet. If everything you read on the Internet is to believed then this…View More The Open Book Festival starts in Cape Town
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!
You can now put in your entry for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2015. This year’s Commonwealth Short Story Prize is part-funded by The…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2015 now open
The Dalai Lama is famous for many things one of which is the statement, ‘If you think you are too small to make a difference,…View More Lesotho’s Ba re e ne re literary Festival
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
Its been crazy in the Western Seaboard of this part of the world with the latest crazy disease to threaten world civilisation after illiteracy; Ebola.…View More Port Harcourt World Book Capital on in spite of Ebola scares