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Maisha Yetu gets recognition

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Barely two months after Maisha Yetu came into being we seem to have caused quite a stir in the literary scene. We first received...

Ngugi’s book still relevant 42 years on

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More than 20 years after Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s book The River Between was unceremoniously bundled out of the Kenyan school system, it is now...

Meja Mwangi’s book honoured

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Meja Mwangi’s book The Last Plague, published by Kenya’s East African Educational Publishers (EAEP) has been included in the current issue of African Writing...

Literary Gangster: Smitta’s poetry book

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Saturday, November 10 was a big day for Tony Mochama. He was launching his book What if I am a Literary Gangster? – a...

Book on Kalembe Ndile out

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I have always been fascinated by the outgoing Kibwezi MP Kalembe Ndile, who is also an assistant minister in the Ministry of Tourism. His...

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....

Kingwa Kamencu, Kenya’s rising star

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As a first year Literature student at the University of Nairobi Kingwa Kamencu took up the challenge by the National Book Development Council of...

Anyang’ Nyong’o’s New Book

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Former Planning Minister Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o launched his new book A Leap into the Future: A Vision for Kenya’s Socio-political and Economic Transformation, at...

Book Fair: lessons learnt

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With this year’s Book Fair over and done with, there are a few things that organisers and the book industry in general need to...