Living Whole With Chronic Illness

Living Whole With Chronic Illness: Lea Kilenga (Fashionista living with Sickle Cell), Julie Muriuki (Writer & Mom living with Fibromyalgia & DVT), Natasha Muloko (Business Woman living with Lupus & Lupus Nephritis) talk to Juliet Maruru (Writer, Editor and Care Advocate living with Lupus) about living a full life while coping with chronic illness. Careers, creativity, [read more…]

Season of Crimson Blossoms

  It’s the Season of Crimson Blossoms – Abubakar Ibrahim in conversation with Kari Mutu and Janet Onyango: Nigerian journalist and writer Abubakar Ibrahim Adam has been called a literary provocateur for his first novel that explores cross-generational sex, female sexual repression and the scars of sectarian violence. Set in conservative northern Nigeria, where these themes remain taboo, the novel made big [read more…]

Piracy in Literature

The State of Piracy in the Kenyan Literary Scene. Panelists: Kinyanjui Kombani (Author, KE), David Waweru (KPA, KE), Edward Sigei (Copyrights Board, KE), Hillary Namunyu (Storymoja, KE) Moderated by Janet Onyango (KE)

Why Prizes Matter!

Does winning a Literary Award mean anything? Lizzy Attree (Caine Prize Director, UK) Bushra -al – Fadil (2017 Caine Prize Winner, Sudan) Abubakar Ibrahim (Caine Prize/NLG, Nigeria), Billy Kahora (Kwani? Manuscript Prize) Moderated by Aleya Kassam (KE)

Kanga Mganga – A Masterclass

Sex and sexual topics are always kept very secretive and somehow taboo to openly talk about. Generations and generations are always left to learn from experience. How is sex linked to health?  TICAH believes that the more we know and get comfortable to talk about sex, the better we will be at securing healthy, pleasurable [read more…]

Masterclass: Self Editing Skills

Masterclass: Self Editing Skills Self-editing is a skill that we all take for granted. We assume that MS Word will do the job using the spell checker. Is there more to self-editing than just spell-checking? What can you do to make your manuscript considered for publication? Attend this session to improve your prospects of getting [read more…]

Masterclass: Writing and Devising

If there’s a story you want to tell and people you want to talk about then Kenyan actor, writer and producer Davina Leonard welcomes you to an exciting and active session on writing and devising your own one person play. Drawing on techniques she used to create her own ‘one woman gem’ (Broadway Baby, 2014) [read more…]

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