Storymoja Hay Festival 2009

July 28, 2009

Join us for a weekend of book readings, discussion forums and exhibitions at the Storymoja Hay Festival (Friday 31st July to Sunday 2nd August). For more details on the festival please click here or call 020 2089595 to purchase tickets.Tickets are also available from all leading bookshops and Silverbird cinemas.

Kwani? @ The Storymoja Hay Festival: Welcome!!

Book Launch

July 21, 2009

Kwani Trust is pleased to invite you to the launch of 5 new Kwani titles at Club Afrique on July 23rd , 2009 at 7.00 pm. The launch will precede the Eric Wainaina Thursday evening show.Welcome.

Invitation To Goethe/Kwani Discussion On PEV

April 15, 2009

Kwani Trust in conjunction with Goethe Institute invites you to a discussion titled :

Memory And Conflict: The Role Of Artists, Image And Text

Date: Thursday, 16th April 2009
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Goethe Institute

The discussion is part of the activities leading to the launch of Kwani? 5, Part 2:Revelation and Conversation.

Part 2 of Kwani? 5, the second 400 pages of a twin edition, starts off where the 1st volume ends, to further examine Kenya in the context and violent aftermath of its 2007 elections. Writers, photographers, poets, cartoonists provide collective narratives on what we were before, and what we became, during the epochal first 100 days of 2008. The issue also features a extended travel piece based in Uganda that comparatively explores the concept of ethnicity, and the history of a peoples in a space other than our own.

The panelists will include:

Joy Mboya – Kenya Burning Exhibition

Billy Kahora – Kwani Trust

Boniface Mwangi – Photographer

Patrick Gathara – Cartoonist

David Kaiza – Writer

Earnest Waititu- Mainstream media monitor

Tom Odhiambo - Facilitator

Kwani? 05 Launch In Durban

March 6, 2009

After the successful launch of Kwani? 5 in Nairobi, another launch is scheduled for Tuesday, 10th March, at the 12th TIME OF THE WRITER International Writers Festival, Durban, South Africa.

Kwani? editor Billy Kahora will introduce Kwani? 05 to the gathered writers.Read more here.

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