Diary – Chairing Cassava Republic Press Salon – April 11th 2016

The highlight of my April was being part of the launch of this brilliant, publishing outfit’s stepping out on to the UK market. Had a good time chairing or better said facilitating a conversation between four of their launch authors. Leye Adenle, author of gripping crime novel ‘Easy Motion Tourist’, exploring the dark underbelly of … Continue reading Diary – Chairing Cassava Republic Press Salon – April 11th 2016

Matigari: talking revolutionary translation with Wangui wa Goro, Friday 12 July, 12.30pm

Tomorrow, at the British Library I’ll be chairing an event to mark the 25th anniversary of the translation of one of Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s seminal novels, Matigari, into English. Translated from GIkuyu by acclaimed writer and translator Wangui wa Goro, Matigari is the story of a revolutionary who returns from the bush to his newly … Continue reading Matigari: talking revolutionary translation with Wangui wa Goro, Friday 12 July, 12.30pm

Chanelling F.R.I.D.A – Performing for International Women’s Day

This is rather belated but at the beginning of this month I performed at an amazing event called “Female Revolution in Dance & Art” (F.R.I.D.A). Got a lot of love in response to my poems. I recited three pieces namely a poem called “Dearest”, another called “Izibongo: Sindiso” and lastly, a piece called for “Nina … Continue reading Chanelling F.R.I.D.A – Performing for International Women’s Day