Call for submission for special edition of Omenana.

We want to announce the call for entries for a special edition of Omenana in partnership with the Goethe institut. We are looking for 10 flash fiction stories between 500-1000 words that explore the future of West Africa and 10 artists willing to illustrate them. Stories should be centered around a West African city but … More Call for submission for special edition of Omenana.

‘Africans read: cost of books is the problem’ – Wanjeri Gakuru

Kenyan writer and freelance journalist Wanjeri Gakuru participated in the 2014 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop. She spoke with Chiagozie Nwonwu about writing and her Nigerian experience. How does the Kenyan literary scene compare with that of Nigeria? Wanjeri Gakuru: The Kenyan literary scene is very young at the moment. It is populated by people … More ‘Africans read: cost of books is the problem’ – Wanjeri Gakuru