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‘Our Stories Redefined’ 2023 Anthology Call for Submissions

The theme of this year’s poetry collection will be centred around Strange Water. The submitted works should appreciate a futuristic Africa, our myths and beliefs, magical realms, and fantastical creatures. The pieces could be utopian or dystopian. This theme is rooted firmly in the subgenre of African futurism in line with Africa Union’s (AU) ‘Agenda…

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Mystery Publishers welcomes readers, writers, and the general public for a book launch event on 10 June 2023. Come meet and greet, network, and support the newest writer on the block. About the Book: When Lydia Mkunde falls in love, it is hard, fast, and at first sight. She doesn’t listen to the ‘small voice’ telling her that Jabez Kimoni is not the one. Her happily-ever-after is a nightmare, and she wishes to end the pain when the man she marries becomes someone she can’t recognise. Hoping to find solace in the church, she is betrayed by those she trusts most. Her only hope is in the God she trusts, and redemption is the restoration of her happiness.
The award ceremony of the first edition of the Afrika Redefined Indie Book Prize is at last here. On the 13th of April 2023, the Afrika Redefined Indie Book Prize (ARIBP) will celebrate the winner of the 2022 call for indie authors. Echoes of Military Souls by Jerusha Kananu Marete scooped the win ahead of Vincent de Paul’s Inevitable Desires: First Love and Duncan Ouma’s City of Cannibals, which came in second and third, respectively. The ceremony will involve:
  • Performances by African bands,
  • Prize award and certificate presentation, and
  • Networking.
Mystery Publishers invites Kenyan writers, readers, book lovers, and the general public to the Afrika Redefined Indie Book Prize award ceremony to award the 2022 winner at Alliance Française de Nairobi.
The Afrika Redefined Indie Book Prize is awarded annually for the best independently published book (fiction, poetry, and creative/narrative non-fiction). The Prize is open to Kenyan independent writers resident in Kenya, on the continent, and in the diaspora.
The Prize aims to recognise quality self-published books with unique and extraordinary stories addressing current and future Africa (Afro-currency and Afro-futurism) for books not more than three (3) years old since publication.
The second edition of the NYrobi Book Fest is here. Alliance Française de Nairobi has organised a book fest to promote Kenyan literature and content creation. The book fest will focus on self-published books, authors, and booksellers/distributors of self-published authors. Once again, we are honoured and privileged to participate in the 2022 NYrobi Book Fest. Come join us at our stand for more about our services, interact with our authors, book signing, children’s /young adults’ storytelling sessions, book café, spoken word, music concerts, and much more. Confirm your attendance on Facebook: During the Book Fest, we will officially launch 'Our Stories Redefined Anthology', with interviews of the 2021 Poetry Edition participants focusing on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Art meets literature on 19 December 2021 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Usanii Mashariki (U.M.) Gallery at The Waterfront Mall, Karen, Nairobi.
The December Gallery Book Night will feature Bachelorette Diaries by Elove Poetry.
Come, meet and greet the author, and be part of this unique event. The following will go down:
1. Book Reading. 2. Book Signing. 3. Music by the best of musicians. 4. Author meet-and-greet. 5. And much more.
The book is available at the Gallery @Ksh.600.
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