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In Memory of Kofi Awoonor A response to Songs of Sorrow by Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye
16/10/2013

You were in the world's extreme corner able to go beyond and forget. But corner follows corner, the re-entangling of the poet does not permit an end.

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Remembering Kofi Awoonor
23/09/2013

It is with great sadness that we join our friends at Storymoja the larger writing community in mourning Kofi Awoonor who died following the siege on Westgate Mall in Nairobi on Saturday 21st September. Prof. Awoonor was in Nairobi for this year's edition of the StorymojaHay Festival, and was...

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East Africa at 50: A Celebration of Histories and Futures Conference
08/09/2013

University of Nairobi, 10 - 12 September 2013 East Africa at 50 is an initiative that brings together scholars, writers, journalists, filmmakers and other knowledge producers for a reflection and celebration of the Eastern African region from the vantage point of the 50th anniversary of flag...

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Morland Writing Scholarship
07/08/2013

It can be difficult for writers in the early stages of their career to write and to earn a living outside writing at the same time. To help fill this need the MMF has established up to three Morland Writing Scholarships every year. The Scholarships will be open to anyone who has been born in...

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