I am sure a demented coward could not write what Harry Mulama wrote earlier this morning (see my previous post). For people who write about about literary criticism a proper use of word is helpful. A mere string of strong words (from whatever side) is not very helpful. Professor Chris Wanjala answers to the comments … Continue reading harry mulama is a demented coward
Here is another article on literary criticism in Kenya literary circles and newspapers. The writer of this article does not mince words. His criticism is hard. He does not shy away from naming names. Read his article.
The world of literary criticism can be a tricky world. Some books are being elevated to heaven, other books are send to hell. How does a writer reflect on criticism of his own work? Will he respond publicly? Will she accept it, or at least ponder it? Read what Zukiswa Wanner has to say about … Continue reading negative criticism: kenyan writers
The Nigerian writer Helon Habila lives and works in the United States of Literature. For the first time in 9 years he has travelled back to where he came from: Nigeria. A journey of discovery for his young children. Helon writes about it.