Author, Researcher, Peace & Conflict Professional

Awards

  • 2016/2017 apexart New York City (NYC) Fellow
  • 2014 Winner Burt Award for African Literature, Kenya Chapter
  • 2010 Penguin Prize for African Writing nominee
  • Ist Prize, Adult Fiction Category – NBDCK  Literary Awards, September 2008 Book Week

Kadzo must now spill the beans! Yes, the value of her amputated leg out-weighs that of the thousands, or even millions of shillings earned from peddling and transporting Mono-eye’s cargo.

But Mono-eye is well connected; his presence is felt almost everywhere. Yet Kadzo’s zeal is both explosive and corrosive. Who will win in the game of a young whistle blower and a robust guru of ‘dust’ trade?

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  • Author-Me Author Africa Anthology 2011
  • Author Africa. (Author-Me, 2008 Anthology)
  • Africa Fresh! New Voices from the First Continent

Debut novel titled ‘Crucible for Silver & Furnace for Gold’ – published 2008 by Nsemia Publishers, Canada available on Amazon and select bookstores.

Crucible has been hailed as re-writing gender in times of HIV-AIDS in contemporary multi-racial Africa.

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Shifting Sands is a narration by Kemunto aka Kemu to her three girlfriends. We follow the four young girls as they mature into young ladies on this adventure called life. It is interesting to see how their lives are intertwined from a young age given their different cultural backgrounds and upbringing. Kemu and Myra are Kenyan Africans while Shilpa is third-generation Kenyan Indian. On the other hand Latifah is third-generation Kenyan Arab who’s nationality is questioned at one time. Shifting Sand’s various strands of narratives are compelling and the result is an intriguing tale of enduring challenges of living a moral and ethical life. How will the four ladies friendship progress and survive?

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Crucible for Silver ..

Published 2008 ‘Crucible for Silver & Furnace for Gold’ has been hailed as re-writing gender in times of HIV-AIDS in contemporary multi-racial Africa

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Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands is a narration by Kemunto aka Kemu to her three girlfriends. We follow the four young girls as they mature into young ladies on this adventure called life

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The Shark Attack

Kadzo must now spill the beans! Yes, the value of her amputated leg out-weighs that of the thousands, or even millions of shillings earned from peddling and transporting Mono-eye’s cargo

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