Is Kenyan Writer Wainaina Struggling to Find His Voice?
Despite his successes and the publication of his first book, Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina's is still uncomfortable and struggles to find his voice, writes ThinkAfrica Press.
Wainaina at the Internazionale a Ferrara, 2009.
ThinkAfricaPress, 9 July 2012
This year's Caine Prize highlights the need to question the notion of 'African writing' if stereotypes of the continent are to be challenged. read more »
The Star, 4 June 2012
It's been a book ten years in the making. Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2002 for his story Discovering Home. The story was on his ... read more »
African Arguments, 24 October 2011
Binyavanga Wainaina is most famous for How to write about Africa - an essay published by Granta in 2005 that formed a cynical guide to all the clichés writers generally ... read more »
The Nation, 19 August 2011
The Oprah Book Club has selected Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina's new memoir, One Day I will Write About This Place, as one of its top 'summer reading list.' read more »
ThinkAfricaPress, 4 July 2012
The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths. read more »