Minda Magero

Minda Magero – Los Angeles, California

Minda Magero is a Renaissance Woman with a variety of passions. She enjoys telling stories through writing, performance, and art. Minda’s love for words at a young age matured into a passion for writing. Her writing has been deeply informed by her experiences in Kenya and abroad. Among her early literary influences are African writers…

Micere Githae Mugo

Micere Githae Mugo (born Madeleine Mugo in 1942) is a playwright, author, activist, instructor and poet from Kenya. Mugo was born in 1942, in Baricho, Kirinyaga District, Kenya. The daughter of two progressive (liberal) teachers, she received a solid primary and secondary education in Kenya. She became one of the first black students to be…

Armajit Chandan, London, United Kingdom

It is official, on March the 14th 2009, Kenya will hold its first ever film and television awards. The mammoth event will celebrate and reward the best productions and movers in the industries. Designed to merge the American Oscars and Emmy’s, the elaborate, glamorous and exclusive red-carpet event will set the standard for future events.…

Mark Ford, London, United Kingdom

Mark Ford was born in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1962. He went to school in London, and attended Oxford university and, as a Kennedy Scholar, Harvard University. He wrote his doctorate at Oxford University on the poetry of John Ashbery, and has published widely on nineteenth- and twentieth-century American writing. From 1991-1993 he was Visiting Lecturer…