farewell to a soft-spoken crusader

Asenath was a crusader in the struggle to keep oral literature alive. She put much effort into getting women writers together to explore the fields of oral literature. She has passed on. Read here some memories of a co-worker. 

Writer and publisher Asenath Bole Odaga in her house at Tom Mboya Estate Kisumu during an interview. Befor her demise, Asenath was very keen on bringing together East African women writers; she organised numerous workshops towards this effort. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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