Joshua Muraya is a member of the ‘Cut off my Tongue’ Cast. The ‘Cut off my Tongue’ performance is devised as a show of dramatized poetry.
We will be watching the situation and the show will be rescheduled in the very near future. We will let you know of the new date. Tickets already sold will be viable for the rescheduled show.
Steve Mwangi is from Nairobi, and works in and ad agency as a copywriter.
This week’s stories will somehow someway discuss our plight. As in real life, these stories will not offer a solution. Well, some might try to.
The conference was all set to go. Rows of rented chairs filled the hall, all with neat press pack folders set neatly on the seats. The electricians had just left after making sure all the cables, the lights and the sound system were good to go. The guard on duty closed the door to the hall and locked it. He whistled as he walked down the hall, twirling a large bunch of keys in his hand. As he went, he switched off the lights in the corridor,one by one, leaving only the weak glow of the emergency lights, set low along the walls. The deputy prime minister had just finished a session on the treadmill in his gym. He draped a large grey towel over his shoulders and poured a large glass of water from the cooler that stood
Oh yes, posture. Ms. Awiti had a lot to say about it: how to stand well (tuck in that ass!), walk right (tuck in that ass!), sit right (tuck in that belly, hold up your chest, keep your legs together). This is why this session was so useful
My writing material I draw from the various situations and escapades a jobless youth is likely to be involved in.
Renowned worldwide for featuring some of the best and brightest new talent, Wasafiri – the Online magazine is launching a New Writing Prize as part of its 25th birthday celebrations. In the words of acclaimed author Jackie Kay, ‘Wasafiri holds it all together, the past and the future. It is vigorous, searching and stimulating’. Since Wasafiri was first published in 1984, it has consistently aimed to shift the contours of established literary canons and remapped the borders of international contemporary writing, creating new imaginative spaces and publishing some of the most promising new literary voices. How to enter The competition is open to anyone worldwide who has not published a complete book. We are looking for creative submissions in one of three categories: Poetry, Fiction or Life Writing. Simply incorporate the theme of ‘25’ somewhere in your piece, fill in
Application deadline: 20 March 2009 Interview dates: 1 and 2 April 2009 The Department of English at the University of Exeter is ranked 1st in the UK for world-leading research*. With a large postgraduate community and over 40 academic staff we offer an exciting place to pursue postgraduate studies with excellent supervision and our student satisfaction is amongst the highest in the country. Our excellent funding opportunities include: • 7 PhD Studentships: all fees paid for three years plus an annual maintenance grant equivalent to the AHRC per year for three years. In 2008/09 this was £12,940, the 2009/10 grant will be announced later in the year. • 16 PhD Bursaries: £7,000 per year for three years. Bursary recipients will be required to carry out 80 hours support work a year within the School in the form of teaching,