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List and Contacts of Publishers in Kenya

Compiled by Verah Omwocha and Mugeni Ojiambo Pre-School and Children Books • Bookmark Africa – www.bookmark-africa.com • Phoenix Publishers – www.phoenixpublishers.co.ke • Mountain Top Publishers • Queenex Publishers – www.queenexpublishers.co.ke • Moran (EA) publishers – www.moranpublishers.com • E.A.E.P • Nsemia Inc. Publishers • Evangel Publishing House – www.evangelpublishing.org • Jomo Kenyatta Foundation – @jomokenyattaFDN • …

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Vacancy at Writers Guild Kenya: Programs and Operations Manager

Writers Guild Kenya Vacancy Announcement JOB TITLE: PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS MANAGER JOB PURPOSE: Programs and Operations Manager will coordinate the activities of Writers Guild Kenya including writing classes, hybrid publishing activities, events, and growth platforms for writers and readers in Kenya. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinates all the activities of the Writers Guild Kenya Represent …

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“Write Your Passion” Intensive 2, February 2020

WRITE YOUR PASSION Overview Whether you are staring at a blank page and need the inspiration to proceed or you’re polishing your work for publication, Write Your Passion, will strengthen your skills, light your path and energize you to make a move.   ABOUT THE COURSE Have you thought of writing a Non-Fiction book? Or …

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Chipukizi Writers Award

Submissions are invited for the December 2019 Chipukizi Writers Award (formerly Writers Guild Kenya short story Competition) for short stories. Prize money for this bi-monthly competition, administered and co-ordinated by the Writers Guild Kenya, is provided by the UK-based company, Reagan Publishing, the owner of the website https://yours2read.com through which all submissions are to be …

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SUBMISSION FOR CHILDREN STORIES

OUTSTANDING STORIES OF OUR TIMES Overview: Value based learning is one of the pillars of the newly introduced Basic Education Curriculum Framework in Kenya. The Writers Guild Kenya purposes to promote this goal through this call out. Some Values of interest: Love • Integrity • Respect • Hard work or Industriousness • Peace • Patriotism …

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Sometimes as a writer, you have to sacrifice for the truth – JOE KHAMISI

By Shikanda E. Hellen I selectively pick which WhatsApp groups to follow chats on and which ones to ignore. The Writers Guild’s affiliate WhatsApp group is one of those that I religiously follow. Regularly, Writers Guild Kenya organizes for veterans in the writing field to be e-interviewed by the members  which serves as an inspirational …

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To our new Writers; Welcome Home

By Desmond Boi Esteemed guests, members of the Writers Guild Kenya Community, our new writers, ladies and gentlemen, Good Afternoon. We are gathered here today for such a special occasion, one that the Writers Guild Kenya Community holds so dear and salient. I’ll first of all wish to thank you all for your presence here …

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Sharon Gwada: The New Broom Sweeping Mombasa

By Juliet Mwangi. Sharon Magdalyne Akinyi Gwada, commonly referred to as Sharoe is a 22-year old avid writer based in Mombasa. She graduated in 2018 from the Technical University of Mombasa with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She has worked with Kenya News Agency and currently works with Crevit Mulier Club; a …

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Mwandishi Bootcamp: Where Writers Grow

By Zainab Muthoni On the seventh day of April, members and non-members of the Writers Guild Kenya attended the monthly Mwandishi Boot Camp at John Kaheni Residence, Kirigiti, Kiambu County. This is a once a month activity organized by Writers Guild Kenya, to take writers out of Nairobi, into a conducive place for meditation and …

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An Armyman and The Countryside

By George Mbiwa. The countryside is a stark contrast from the city. And the difference is spectacularly reincarnated for folks in the habit of visiting once or twice between January and December. December is the peak travelling season, and bus companies on the lookout to cash in on the frenzied travellers usually raise fares exorbitantly. …

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