Kwani? At The Storymoja Hay Festival

September 27, 2010

DATE: October 1st - October 3rd 2010


1. Kwani? Latest Titles

Authors talk to the media. Read the details.

2. The Kwani Short Story In Relief

Kwani? Short Story Competition winners. Read the details.

3. Towards 2012: Picha Mtaani

David Kaiza, Samuel Munene and Boniface Mwangi talk about the state of the nation circa 2010. Read the details.

Kwani Trust At The 13th Nairobi International Book Fair

September 21, 2010

Dates: 22nd to 26th September 2010

Venue : Sarit Center

Visit us at STAND No.50

Stephen Derwent Partington’s How To Euthanise A Cactus (Now Distributed By Kwani)

September 21, 2010

‘How to Euthanise a Cactus’ is an important second collection from one of East Africa’s most talented poets. Stephen Derwent Partington combines political engagement with highly crafted writing, inviting readers to glimpse the heady mixture of beauty and violence, humanity and danger that characterises a nation and a region of the brink of both catastrophe and hope’ Read more

Kwani Trust a 2010 Prince Claus Award Laureate

September 7, 2010

Nairobi, Tuesday 7thSeptember 2010

Kwani Trust has been awarded a 2010 Prince Claus Award, given annually in recognition of exceptional achievements in the field of Culture and Development. Each year, this prestigious award run by the Prince Claus Fund invites an expanding network of colleagues, partners and experts in artistic and cultural fields that are relevant to the Fund’s mission to nominate candidates for the award.

Kwani Trust is honored to be among the 9 winners of the EUR 25,000 Award, which will be presented in Nairobi in December 2010 by the Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya, HE. Laetitia van den Assum. The Trust plans to use the award money as a seed fund for a manuscript project that produces novel-length manuscripts between 2011 and 2013, with the project kicking off in early 2011. Further details will be available through the press and the Kwani Trust website from December 2010. Read more

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