Celebrating East African Writing!

Winners of the 2014 Golden Baobab Prizes Announced

The Golden Baobab Prizes have announced the 2014 winners: Portia Dery, from Ghana wins the Golden Baobab Prize for Picture Books with her story, Grandma’s List.   Mary Ononokpono, from … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Internship At Storymoja Festival (Careerpedia Edition) In Nakuru 28th & 29th May 2015

Are you a creative mind who is discombobulated by the status quo in Kenya? Do the devastating statistics about the current state of literacy give you sleepless nights? Do you turn blue with rage when people laugh at this horrible joke: If you want to hide money from a Kenyan, hide it in a book? Do you desire to see a Kenya with a vibrant knowledge and creative economy? Then you need to be part of our team!

November 10, 2014

Finish the Story Friday

Storymoja and the #BlackWomenBeLikeSeries are pleased to present Finish the Story Friday – a series of the stories between the lines of stereotypes about black African women. On the second … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

Golden Baobab Prizes announce 2014 Shortlisted Writers

Accra, November 2, 2014 – The Golden Baobab Prizes have announced their shortlisted writers for 2014. Established to inspire the writing and publishing of African stories that captivate the minds … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Writing Life – Abigail Arunga

Abigail Arunga  describes herself as “a passive aggressive narcissistically inclined writer who hopes her dreadlocks will one day grow to the length of Maxi Priest’s hair despite her dear mother’s … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call Out For Submissions: Storymoja Reality Check! Series (Life Skills)

The Reality Check! Series is a book series meant for teens and young adults (13 – 19 years of age). Through entertaining and thought provoking stories, the series explores and … Continue reading

November 3, 2014

Phalluses of London & Other Stories – October Showcase

The Storymoja Writers’ Blog is pleased to present to you the October 2014 Showcase of Short Stories. The October showcase represents a varied range of writing styles under different topics. We could not feature all stories submitted but we sure hope you enjoy these!

October 27, 2014

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