‘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

2013 Farafina Trust Workshop: Call For Applications

Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from August 6 to August 16 2013. The Caine Prize winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, and others will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie. The workshop will take the form of a class. Participants will be … More 2013 Farafina Trust Workshop: Call For Applications