An Evening with Mukoma wa Ngugi

An Evening with Mukoma wa Ngugi

For our first event in 2019, Writers Project of Ghana proudly presents Kenyan writer Mukoma wa Ngugi at a reading and interaction session at the Writers Project of Ghana office in Haatso, North Legon, at 4.00 PM on Saturday, 26th January 2019.

Mukoma wa Ngugi received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and is an assistant professor of English at Cornell University.

Mukoma is the author of the novels Nairobi Heat, Black Star Nairobi, Killing Sahara and Mrs Shaw, in addition to the collections of poetry Hurling Words at Consciousness and Logotherapy. His most recent work is The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of Language, Identity, and Ownership (2018). Mukoma's writing has been widely published, and has appeared in World Literature Today, Radical History Review, Wasafiri, African Writing, Kenyon Review, St. Petersburg Review, New York Quarterly, Mythium, Brick Magazine, Kwani, Tin House Magazine as well as in various anthologies.

He has been shortlisted for both the Caine Prize for African Writing and the Penguin Prize for African Writing. He is a columnist for BBC Focus On Africa Magazine and his articles have appeared in The Guardian, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Sunday Nation and many other publications in Africa, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Mukoma is the son of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o.

Join us for an exciting evening of readings with Mukoma wa Ngugi.

Date: Saturday, 26th January, 2019

Time: 4.00 PM - 6.00 PM

Admittance is Free.

Venue: Writers Project of Ghana Office, Haatso.

Plus Code (copy and paste into your Google maps): MRF5+9V North Legon