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Storymoja Festival/ Hisia Zangu Page Poetry Call Out

Page poetry is intended for the eye, whereas Spoken Word engages both the eye and the ear. Some poetry that is originally meant for the page is sometimes suitable for … Continue reading

July 27, 2014

Guerrilla Marketing for Writers – Masterclass

Getting published or thinking about it? Congratulations – but there’s more. After the writing, the real work begins: marketing! Learn tips and tricks for how to promote your works and brand yourself as an author. Develop an outline of a promotional strategy in this interactive workshop. – With Vered Ehsani & Alexander Nderitu

July 24, 2014

Taking control of your writing career – Self-Publishing Masterclass

Interested in publishing that manuscript? Not sure where to start? Join us for a lively discussion about self-publishing, the pros and cons, and how to do it. – With Alexander Nderitu & Vered Ehsani

July 24, 2014

Editing & Critiquing Poetry – Matthew Shenoda & Ladan Osman

Masterclass: Critiquing & Editing Poetry With: Matthew Shenoda (Egypt/USA) & Ladan Osman (Somalia/USA) Time: Thur 18th September 2:30pm – 5:30pm Venue: Nairobi National Museum One of the most essential elements … Continue reading

July 21, 2014

Documentary Film Production Masterclass – With Kenny Mann

Storymoja Festival Masterclass Series : Documentary Film Production With: Kenny Mann Time: Wed 17th September 2:30pm – 5:30pm Do you have great ideas for a documentary film but get bogged … Continue reading

July 14, 2014

Fire by Ten Special Event Featuring the show Kimbia, Live Music, & a Short Film

1. You have two chances to catch our current touring show KIMBIA in Nairobi, at 2pm or 5pm on Saturday the 26th of July at The Theatre Company Studio, The … Continue reading

July 11, 2014

SLAM/ Storymoja Festival Spoken Word Poetry Call Out

The Deadline for registration for the SLAM (Spoken Word) Contest has been pulled up to 11th July. A Pre-SLAM will be held on 13th July at Words Galore at PAWA254. You can register as a Slammer by calling this number 0720 785 173 or 0736 564 538 by Friday, 11th July 2014 or email cre8tivespills@gmail.com. Email subject line should read “52nd Slam Application” .

July 4, 2014

Winning Story – Lunatic Express

The judges have finally decided! The winning story is: Lucky No.7 by Christine Yienya Explaining their decision, the judges wrote: A good story, a good short story, does not force … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Writing Life – Ndiritu Wahome

Ndiritu Wahome is the author of The Sad Artist and Other Fairy Tales. The Writers’ Blog had a chat with him about his writing and his newly published book. How … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

Lunatic Express – The Shortlist

Phew! What a reading experience! The Storymoja Judges finally have a shortlist of 8, but haven’t made a verdict on the winning story yet. Why don’t you read through the … Continue reading

June 6, 2014
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