Celebrating East African Writing!
February’s writing challenge was definitely something we have never done on the Storymoja Writers’ Blog. As a reader, it has been my pleasure to look in at extensions of worlds … Continue reading
1. How and when did you start writing? I actually started off as a cartoonist. Inspired by the works of Frank Odoi and Paul ‘Maddo’ Kelemba, I had a running comic … Continue reading
“Then she wished, more rationally, that she could love him without needing him. Need gave him power without his trying; need was the choicelessness she often felt around him.” ― … Continue reading
Last month we had a peek-a-boo into the world of intercultural romance. Out of it came these three stories. 1. The Veiled Woman 2. A Tribal Love Affair 3. A … Continue reading
WaterWood Press, a publishing consortium with editorial offices in Texas, New York, London, & Paris will be accepting war poetry beginning April 15, 2014, and ending August 1, 2014 for … Continue reading
“Richer than I, you can never be; I have a mother who read to me.” ~ Strickland Gilliland Give me books. Big ones, small ones. Books with pictures, books without … Continue reading
The judges have finished deliberating and here is the verdict. Winning Story: The Veiled Woman by Diana Gitau There was something about her eyes. I remember when I first bumped … Continue reading
Storymoja Celebrates M.G. Vassanji | Saturday January 25, 2014.
Writers’ Masterclass with MG Vassanji
The Inbetween World of East Africa
Exploring Intercultural Relationships
Book Launch and Book Signing
In the meantime, an interesting discussion related to the writing call out for Drumbeats romances has arisen.
How are inter-cultural (inter-racial, inter-tribal, inter-national, inter-religious) romantic relationships and marriages addressed and/or reflected in literature? What is the reality on the ground?
For the January Short Story Call Out, we are asking you to submit a short story not more than 1600 words long that captures one issue you think might be part of the challenges/or blessings of an inter-cultural relationship.