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Kwani? Sponsors Three Writers to The Writivism Festival
12/06/2015

Kwani Trust will sponsor 3 Kenyan writers to attend Writivism, the new Ugandan Literary Festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, Writivism's theme in 2015 is: Engaging the Makerere Literary Tradition: Conversations across generations of African writers. The three writers chosen to represent Kwani? at...

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Daystar Creatives
24/04/2015

The Creatives' Academy is a thirteen-week course, facilitated by writers, journalists, publishers and industry experts, that aims to equip writers with the tools they need to perfect their craft. Topics range from 'Finding Inspiration' to 'Editing your work to suit publishers' to 'Protecting your...

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In Memory of Kofi Awoonor A response to Songs of Sorrow by Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye
16/10/2013

You were in the world's extreme corner able to go beyond and forget. But corner follows corner, the re-entangling of the poet does not permit an end.

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Remembering Kofi Awoonor
23/09/2013

It is with great sadness that we join our friends at Storymoja the larger writing community in mourning Kofi Awoonor who died following the siege on Westgate Mall in Nairobi on Saturday 21st September. Prof. Awoonor was in Nairobi for this year's edition of the StorymojaHay Festival, and was...

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