Events Fiction Senegal

Ibrahim El Khalil Diallo for Virtually Yours

Ibrahim El Khalil Diallo’s L’Odyssée des Oubliés is the featured book for the series “Virtually Yours,” which runs on Saturday, June 11, 2022. He is hosted by Goethe-Institut Senegal and will be moderated by Renee Edwige Dro. Virtually Yours is a regional project of Goethe-Institut Sub Saharan Africa, a series of online discussions with contemporary […]

Childrens literature Kenya Kenya Writes Podcast

Kenya Writes With Goethe-Institut: Lorna Likiza

The Kenya Writes guest for today is Mombasa-based writer and festival organiser Lorna Likiza whose debut literary offering is the children’s book Oi Gets Lost. She tells us their journey to her first book, working with her Ukrainian illustrator, about her festival the Heroe Book Fair and about the writing scene in her adopted town […]

Festivals Namibia

Doek Literary Festival 2022 guests announced.

The guests for the Doek Literary Festival 2022, to run at the Goethe-Institut in Windhoek, Namibia from April 21-23, 2022 have been revealed. The Doek Literary Festival, a celebration of Namibian and African literature that connects Namibian readers and writers with their counterparts in Africa and the African diaspora, will be the first of its […]

Events Kenya Writes

Nakuru Writers Meet hosts writers from Nakuru county

Many writers from Nakuru County attended the Nakuru Writers Meet at the Kenya National Library Services in Nakuru on Saturday, March 12, 2022. In 2022, we here at James Murua Literary started the Kenya Writes Project to shine a light on the writers from across Kenya. Our friends at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi accepted to […]

James Murua Literary Kenya Kenya Writes Podcast

Kenya Writes: Showcasing Kenyan writing alongside Goethe-Institut Kenya.

Today we introduce, Kenya Writes, a new project to showcase writing from Kenya in partnership with Goethe-Institut Kenya. In 1964, Weep Not Child the first novel written in English by Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and the first by a Kenyan was published. Since then, there have been a dazzling array of writers on a huge number […]

Events Fiction

Nadifa Mohamed for Goethe-Institut Namibia’s “Virtually Yours” in October.

Nadifa Mohamed is the featured guest of Goethe-Institut Namibia’s “Virtually Yours” on Saturday, October 9, 2021. She will be moderated by Zukiswa Wanner. Virtually Yoursis a series that brings you to the centre of contemporary African literature with discussions between leading African authors curated by Zukiswa Wanner and hosted by Goethe-Namibia. Since it kicked off […]