Fellowships Kenya

Moraa Gitaa is writer-in-residence at Hungary’s Institute for Advanced Studies

Moraa Gitaa is a writer-in-residence at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Other Africans at the fellowship are Clement Emeka Akpang and Adaora Osondu-Oti. Hungary-based Institute for Advanced Studies Central European University has one Writer in Residence fellowship and one Visual/New Media Artist in Residence fellowship to provide selected […]

Awards Fiction Kenya

Kenyan Burt Award 2014 nominees announced

The Kenyan short list for the Burt Award for African Literature 2014 was announced at a breakfast today. The Burt Award for African Literature is an award for fiction targeted at young adults in four African countries; Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Tanzania. The award which started in 2012 is sponsored by Code, a Canadian NGO […]

Events Kenya

Talking books at Marjorie Oludhe-Macgoye’s Ngara home

Where authors meet at Marjorie Oludhe-Macgoyes home in Ngara and talk books. One of the best movies I have watched in my life was Finding Forrester a movie at the turn of the millennium starring Sean Connery. Connery  acts as William Forrester a reclusive writer who lives in Harlem  and who has lived there for […]