How many famous writers will have followed a course on creative writing? At many universities and other institutions of learning courses in Creative Writing are being offered. One of these universities is Moi University, near Eldoret, Kenya. Tobias Otieno lectures creative writing and he tells in this article about his experiences.
The Kenyan writer Oduori is a poet who published his first collection in 2014. He titled this collection ‘Jam on our face’. In the seventh month of 2019 he saw the light of another poetry publication. More about this man you will find in this article.
Origami is a form of art, started in Japan and is about folding paper into intricate patterns and designs. An art for nimble hands and fingers and creative minds. A matter of concentration. The story ‘Origami‘ has been written by the Kenyan author Troy Onyango.
She is only 13 years young and has already published her book In the land of Shamma. Selam Teshome has already a second book ready and she hopes to get it published. In this interview she talks about the books she has read and the ones that impressed her.
He is back home. The celebrated author Ngugi wa Thiong’o has arrived in Kenya. He will present his latest book. Next to that he will promote the use of vernacular languages. He himself has been an example of that for many decades. In this article an interview with the latest news on his time in … Continue reading Ngugi: We perfect our English as Europe sharpens tools of plunder
Already for many decades the Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o has advocated the use of the vernacular in daily live, including the school play ground, and especially in the world of culture. He is now on the brink of launching his latest book, written in his mother tongue. In this article more on this good … Continue reading Ngugi wa Thiong’o: We have normalised negativity towards African languages