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 from Hay Fest – Nairobi 2012. 1. Spot yourself and at least two friends 2. Comment on the photo identifying yourself and your friends by name 3.… Read More
“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read.” - Mark Twain We are pleased to share with you a range of exciting Kenyan books published by Storymoja, under the Storyhippo imprint. Storyhippo books are developed in conjunction with child experts, professional teachers and storytellers to ensure high… Read More
WHY DRUMBEATS? DrumBeats are passionate, sexy love stories from East Africa. They bring to life our very own memorable heroines and heroes, who face varying conflicts on their romantic journeys but ultimately love conquers all.
WHO ARE DRUMBEATS CORE TARGET READERS? Literate black females aged 18-50+ years, primarily living in East Africa, with at least a high school education. They are avid readers of the romance genre like Mills & Boon, Harlequin.
I asked around. The reasons Kenyan writers shy away from romance stories: Romance stories explore emotions. We are African; apparently someone decided that as Africans talking about emotions is a big no-no. *scratches head*
Date: 1st June 2012 Time: 6.30pm ?Venue: Kenya Railways Museum off Haile Selassie Avenue Entry : Copy of ‘One Day I will Write About This Place’, @ Ksh 500 (purchased at the entrance) Book Description Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him. This world came to him as a chaos… Read More