AiW Guest: Anna Adima. The post-independence period in Kenya and Uganda is renowned for its burgeoning literature production. Uganda was the hub for these literary creativities in the 1960s, largely thanks to the English Department at Makerere University in Kampala,… Read More ›
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
‘The world’s largest public conversation of the written world’ is back! Edinburgh International Book Festival 10-26 August 2019 This year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival programme features non-fiction, fiction, poetry, personal stories, and world affairs. We are delighted to share some… Read More ›
One-Day Course: Mapping the City in Contemporary African Literature, Saturday 4 March 2017, University of Bristol
One-Day Course: Mapping the City in Contemporary African Literature Tutor: Kate Haines Date: Saturday 4 March 2017 Time: 10.30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Venue: Department of English, University of Bristol, 3/5 Woodland Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1TB How are contemporary African… Read More ›
1st-6th December 2015 Nairobi The fifth edition of Kwani? Litfest, a biennial gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, takes place from 1st- 6th December 2015.
On 4 December 2014, in the grand setting of Marlborough House (Binyavanga Wainaina wryly explains away his lateness as a consequence of getting lost in Prince Charles’s bedroom) a polite, excited crowd gathers to celebrate the publication of Yvonne Adhiambo… Read More ›
In celebration of our 10th Anniversary, between 27th – 30th November 2013 Kwani Trust host a series of literary, creative and artistic events that reflect on our work and its place in the literary history of Kenya, East Africa and… Read More ›