Kwani? SLS Reading

December 13, 2009

Summer Literary Seminars is happy to be returning to Kenya for the first time since 2006. SLS is a truly unique experience, a one-of-a-kind literary program that has hosted some of the world’s most celebrated and progressive writers. As part of the week-long events, Kwani? will host a reading/performance for SLS Kenya 2009 at Daas Restaurant on 15th December 2009 at 7.30p.m. Read more

Litfest Testimonials

September 8, 2008

“I learnt about the Kwani? Litfest through a friend who is at the University of Nairobi.I registered for the creative non fiction writing course.By enrolling I sought to know whether what I write fits non fiction since I felt displaced as a writer. I did enjoy the whole week because I learnt the types of creative non fiction, unknown to many. Read more

Identity and Violence - Daniel Waweru

April 10, 2008

In Kenya, violence abounds, as do analyses of its causes and consequences. One quick way of dividing opinion on the matter is to ask four questions: (i) Was the violence planned? (ii) Was it ‘ethnic’? (iii) Was there ethnic cleansing? (iv) Was it ‘political’? Read more

Generation Kenya - Kwani Project

February 25, 2008

In 2007, a group of Kenyans decided to start thinking about ways in which our country’s demi-centenary, in 2013, could be approached. We thought that one of the ways in which it is important to mark Kenya’s 50th Birthday is by telling the inspiring story of Kenyan achievements in the last fifty years. Read more

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