Storymoja

Celebrating East African Writing!

October Short Story Call Out

The Storymoja Writers’ Blog is back! For guidelines on what, when and where to submit, please see our submission guidelines. For October, please send in your short stories which should … Continue reading

September 29, 2014

2014/2015 Writers’ Blog [Submission Guidelines]

The Writers’ Blog will feature your short stories as well as book reviews and conversations with your favourite East African authors. Short Stories Every month, we will make a call … Continue reading

September 29, 2014

Wole Soyinka’s Lecture in Memory of Wangari Maathai at the Storymoja Festival

His speech was all encompassing, touching on not just the environment, but issues affecting the African continent in general. Issues including leadership or lack thereof, terrorism (Al Shabaab, Boko Haram … Continue reading

September 22, 2014

Storymoja Festival in Photos

The 2014 Storymoja Festival happened September 17-21, 2014 at the Nairobi National Museum.

September 21, 2014

2014 Storymoja Festival / Hisia Zangu Page Poetry Winning Poem Announced

The Storymoja Festival in conjunction with Hisia Zangu announced the Judges’ Choice for the 2014 Storymoja Festival / Hisia Zangu Page Poetry Contest at the Kenyan to the Kore Workshop … Continue reading

September 19, 2014

The Parables of Wangari’s Trees: Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture Delivered by Professor Wole Soyinka

0The Parables of Wangari’s Trees: Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture Delivered by Professor Wole Soyinka (Nigeria)   Please reserve seat here.     DOME [Venue Map]

September 16, 2014

Shortlist: 2014 Storymoja Festival Page Poetry

The Storymoja Festival in partnership with Hisia Zangu Poetry is pleased to announce the 2014 Storymoja Festival Page Poetry Shortlist! An Urgent Poem by Sanya Noel (Read) O Pendulum, Go … Continue reading

September 15, 2014

Jaza Matatu na Vitabu Music Concert starring Sauti Sol (Kenya), Berry Heart (Botswana) and Dizreali(UK).

Courtyard  7:00pm till late Premium event tickets Ksh 800/ in advance. Ksh 1000/ at the door. Jaza Matatu na Vitabu Music Concert starring Sauti Sol (Kenya), Berry Heart (Botswana) and … Continue reading

September 11, 2014

Afreeka! A Storymoja Stir-up – Film, Spoken Word, Storytelling, Live Art & Music

Afreeka! A Storymoja Stir-up to raise money for http://www.startalibrary.org Starring Teardrop, KIU and Ayrosh! A multimedia show with film, spoken word, storytelling, live art and music celebrating the energy and creativity of our youth as they mentally break free from shackles of the past.

September 11, 2014

Announcing the Storymoja Festival / Hisia Zangu Page Poetry Contest Longlist

After many conversations, discussions, and votes to reach a consensus the judges to the Storymoja Festival / Hisia Zangu Page Poetry Contest Richie Maccs, Clifton Gachagua and Stephen Derwent Partington … Continue reading

September 1, 2014