Ngugi Wa Thiong’o will be the headline guest at this year’s edition of Ake Festival 2016. Ngugi, who will sit in conversation with Okey Ndibe…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o to headline action packed Ake Festival 2016
There were no Africans in the Windham Campbell Prize selections that were announced earlier in the month. Sob. So every year, we all eagerly look…View More No Africans for Windham Campbell Prize in 2016
Teju Cole and Taiye Selasi have withdrawn from PEN USA gala at the World Voices Festival, a weeklong event that brings dozens of writers from…View More Teju Cole and Taiye Selasi are NOT Charlie
We have a winner or rather a list of winners for the Winham Campbell Prize 2015. And just like last year when Aminatta Forna was…View More Teju Cole, Helon Habila, and Ivan Vladislavić get paid! #WindamCampellPrize2015
Getting to read Africans is getting easier and easier with spaces like Amazon and more publishers than ever getting into the fiction space in the…View More Meet African writers on the Palm Print’s The Living Room
The New African magazine has published its highly regarded 100 Hundred Most Influential Africans 2014 and it has some of what the team who run…View More Top Writers in New African 100 most influential list.
So Teju Cole came to Nairobi in a blaze of glory last year in the Storymoja Hay Festival. He came to these shores on the…View More Excerpt for new old Teju Cole book Everyday is for the Thief
Book: Open City Writer: Teju Cole Nationality: Nigeria/USA Number of pages: 259 Publisher: Faber and Faber. Open City is the highly praised debut novel of…View More Teju Cole’s Open City; A review
I am not a huge fan of terrorists. Its just not my scene. I report on the social aspect of the human story. Birthday parties.…View More The Storymoja Hay Festival cancelled… well be back better.