The Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019 was hosted in Stuttgart, Germany from May 23-26, 2019. The Membrane: African Literatures Festival was a four-day international literature…View More A snapshot of the “Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019” in Stuttgart, Germany.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor was the featured guest at the MacMillan Memorial Library on Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was moderated by Nanjala Nyabola. Yvonne Adhiambo…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor at the MacMillan Memorial Library.
Writers who write in English and Portuguese are set to converge on Nairobi for the first Macondo Literary Festival to take place from September 27-29,…View More Lusophone, Anglophone authors to converge on Nairobi for Macondo Literary Festival.
Submissions are being sought for a Boston Review competition that will be judged by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and Ladan Osman. Boston Review is a quarterly…View More Submissions for Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Ladan Osman judged Boston Review competition sought.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor launched The Dragonfly Sea at Prestige Books in Nairobi on Friday, March 1, 2019. It was the first launch of the book…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor launches “The Dragonfly Sea” in Nairobi.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor read an excerpt from her highly anticipated sophomore novel The Dragonfly Sea at the “Freedom Conversations” event at the Laico Regency Hotel,…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor reads “The Dragonfly Sea” at Freedom Conversations.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is set to feature at the “Freedom Conversation”. The event hosted by Jalada Africa will be at the Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor to feature at Jalada hosted “Freedom Conversation.”
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s The Dragonfly Sea will be available for purchase on March 12, 2019. This will be the second book from the Kenyan writer…View More Exclusive: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s “The Dragonfly Sea” for March 2019.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
The University of Iowa has announced the next group of participants in the 2017 edition of its legendary writing residency. The University of Iowa International…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Panashe Chigumadzi for University of Iowa Writing Residency
We need to see these five kickass African novels beloved by many become movies we can all watch at the movies. Those who attended the…View More Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies
Kenya’s top rapper Frasha is looking at supporting young minds by finding sustainable ways to build capacity for a Mathare based kids library under his…View More Kenyan rap star Frasha to help expand library in Nairobi
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor teased her new book The Dragonfly Sea at the endnote address of an Oeuvre in her honour at the African Leadership Centre…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor teases The Dragonfly Sea at her Oeuvre
The Goethe in Nairobi has been hosting a series of events titled “Displacement & Refuge” where experts and authors speak about the pain of displacement…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor speaks Displacement & Refuge at Goethe Nairobi
Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye was born in Southampton, England and moved to Kenya in 1954 to run the CMS bookshop at Church House in Nairobi. Since…View More Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye takes a final bow