Wanjeri Gakuru was one of two winners of the Vignette Writing Contest announced on November 15, 2010. You can read her piece, A Moment with Magic.
Wanjeri is a print journalist by profession currently working with UP Magazine -a very cool, very funky Kenyan publication-who also moonlights as a poet and short fiction writer. It is her hope to one day take on writing short fiction and maybe full-length novels on a full-time basis but in the meantime she goes about accumulating the knowledge of the world in order to tell her…your…our stories.
“I love words. I always have. Over and above the many avenues of expression I have had at my disposal, nothing has come close to the liberty I feel whenever I write. Through out my life words have been my friend and companion and I hope my love affair never ends…”
Visit her blog at [http://wanjeri.wamathai.com]