The past 2 days at Hay have turned out to be quite memorable. One of the authors I was privileged to take care of on Tuesday was Ruby Wax. She … Continue reading
How did I get to attend the Hay Festival in Wales this year? I work for a publishing company in Nairobi called Storymoja (this is a Swahili term meaning ‘one … Continue reading
We are happy to announce the shortlist of entries made to the Photo Drama Short Story Contest. The Entries were based on the photo below. The order does not indicate any … Continue reading
Dear Past Readers and Judges, It’s a pleasure to announce the ongoing fifth annual Golden Baobab Prize, a literary award that invites entries of unpublished African-inspired stories written for young audiences … Continue reading
At about 3:30pm, I was heading towards the Wales Stage for some information. I was suddenly barricaded by a long line of people who from far seemed to be disappearing … Continue reading
There are some parts of the world to which I have always been drawn – the sensuality and delicious imagery of South American literature and the promise of finding threads … Continue reading
Make sure you send in your story before 24th May 2013 at midnight East African Time.
Look at the photo, write down the first word that comes to your mind when you look at the photo.
Write a short story based on that word. Double extra points if your story is completely unrelated to the photograph.
Your short story should be no less than 750 words and no more than 1250 words.
See details for how to submit…
Win 2 Season Tickets to the Storymoja Hay Festival in 4 easy steps. (10 season tickets available for a random 5 people) There are 183 photos from this Facebook Album … Continue reading
This is the blog editor’s response to comments posted on a poem posted on this blog. The thoughts are not the complete body of thought on critique, critics and authors. … Continue reading