nature orders me to write


Why does a singer sing? Why does an artist paint? Why does a writer write? Is it for eternal glory? Is it fo fill a bankaccount? Is it an internal drive? The Kenyan writer Henry Ole Kelut writes about his own drive in writing. He wrote his first book in 1971 (I just discovered his … Continue reading nature orders me to write

day i invited achebe to taifa hall


Last year the Nigerian writer Chinue Achebe passed away. For some people this passing on, one year ago, is a good time to bring back memories of an encounter with the man himself. One of these people with memories is Henry Indangasi from Kenya. When he met Achebe he was the chairman of the Literature … Continue reading day i invited achebe to taifa hall