Welcome to Storymoja Festival 2017

Wed 27 Sept - Sun 1 Oct
Storymoja is pleased to announce the dates of the 2017 Storymoja Festival! After taking place in Accra, Ghana in 2016, the Storymoja Festival will return to Nairobi on the 27th of September to the 1st of October 2017.

guest highlights

Artist: Karungari Mutu

Artist: Karungari Mutu Country: Kenya Karungari Mutu is the author of the book The Firemakers of Azali, a fantasy story for young readers published by Storymoja. Karungari is an independent writer and special correspondent based in Nairobi. She writes for various magazines and newspapers on topics of arts, culture, the environment, wildlife, travel and tourism, [read more…]

Artist: Mutendei Writes

Artist: Mutendei Writes Country: Kenya As a creative Mutendei has four facets to his creative outreach; Poetry, in both spoken word and written forms, social commentary via social media; inspirational writing, and historical based fiction. Drawing from experiences of life both in Kenya and Canada, as both a child and adult, Mutendei incorporates honest and [read more…]

event highlights

Masterclass: Photography with Goethe Institut

Masterclass: Photography with Goethe Institut 24th – 30th September An Overview of the Programme 2008-2017 The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. The Goethe-Institut promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. It conveys a comprehensive picture of Germany by providing information [read more…]

Active Citizenship – Conversation at the Storymoja Festival

Saturday 30th September | 1.30 – 3.30pm Active Citizenship; Nyumba 10, Zusha, Online and Affirmative Action – John Githongo (KE), Adeniyi Adedayo (Nigeria), Wandia Njoya(KE) Moderator: Nanjala Nyabola(KE)

festival conversations

Living Whole With Chronic Illness

By any normal standards I am your next door twenty-something-year-old. My worst challenges range from chameleons to being broke, all the way to not having control over my emotions and moods. When my pockets are full, I am either looking at every green plant around me imagining ugly chameleons with horns on them or struggling [read more…]

The Dapper Ian [by The Kenyan Blogger]

Growing up, I thought, writing should take just one style and any story that did not begin with once upon a time or years ago or something close to that tasted like hay on my tongue. And for some many years, I nurtured this ill notion. Up until I met writings by Ian Arunga. In [read more…]

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