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Finally, the Storymoja Hay Festival

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The inaugural edition of the historic Storymoja Hay Festival finally opened yesterday at the Impala Grounds, along Ngong Road. The Impala Grounds have in...

Ngugi bags Man Booker nomination

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Kenya’s foremost writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o is among 14 contenders for this year’s Man Booker International Prize. Worth £60,000 to the winner, the prize...

Mundia Mundia on Storymoja

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Good people, I received this thought provoking piece from Mundia Mundia and I thought I would share. Leave your comments down there. Hi, May you kindly permit...

Kwani? Litfest is the place to be

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The Kwani? Literary Festival (Litfest) kicks off today in Nairobi. This is by far the most prestigious literary event in the country, which...

Publisher trains disadvantaged girls

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A group of 20 girls from disadvantaged backgrounds across Kenya have embarked on a unique weeklong training, on video and movie-making skills, organised by...

Reformed drug trafficker’s book is all the rave

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Judy Akinyi, or Saga MacOdongo, if you like, is the latest sensation in the Kenyan literary scene. Every one now seems to want a...

Wangari Maathai’s book at Storymoja Book Club

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Prof Wangari Maathai’s memoirs Unbowed, will be the subject of discussion during this month’s Storymoja’s Book Club. The event takes place on Monday 7th...

KPA’s end of year party

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Friday December 7 was a very special day for me and this blog. This is the day that Pulse, the increasingly popular youth/entertaining magazine...

Dr Alembi honoured for children’s writing

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David Mulwa was just emerging from the Literature Department bulding, at Kenyatta University (KU) where he teaches, when he came to an abrupt halt....