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

Profile: Rose Wangari

Rose Wangari is fully trained teacher in both the main stream system and the Waldorf system of education. She has many years of experience as a regular teacher in both public and private schools.

Profile: Maryanne Munyendo

Maryana Munyendo is the Founder of Simba-Safe Kenya and Missing Child Kenya. Maryana believes strongly that the time to start integration towards constructive use of the internet by children and young adults is now.

event highlights

Deadline Extended! – Storymoja Festival Creativity Contest

The deadline for the 2017 Storymoja Festival Creativity Contest has been extended! You now have until 30th June 2017 to submit your creative writing or illustration. The submission guidelines are in the image below.  

The 2017 Storymoja Festival

The Theme of the 2017 Storymoja Festival is Black Peace. This theme is apt as it comes at a time when the entire world is concerned with the politics of identity. The 2017 Storymoja Festival will also fall exactly 10 years after the 2007/08 Post election violence, as well as on an election year in Kenya.

festival conversations

Sweet Dreams [by Mercie Poetess]

She remembers the sweet dreams. Those she had of their future or rather the plans that turned to be sweet dreams. The cool names they came up with of their children to be. The serene suburbs they planned to build their simple bungalow.

Prospects [by Janet Wahu]

The woman in the next stall urinates loudly as Miriam squats over the toilet bowl. Nothing comes out – she is too anxious. A bespectacled man stares at her …

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