Jared Angira
Jared Angira (born 21 November 1947) is a Kenyan poet. He has been called "the country's first truly significant poet".
Angira studied commerce at the University of Nairobi from 1968 until 1971. H...
Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye
Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye (born 1928) is an English/Kenyan novelist, essayist and poetess.
Born Marjorie King in 1928 in Southampton, England, Marjorie travelled to Kenya to work as a missionary in ...
Khadambi Asalache
Khadambi Asalache (28 February 1935 - 26 May 2006) was a Kenyan poet and author who settled in London. He was later a civil servant at HM Treasury. He left his lavishly decorated South London terraced...
Micere Githae Mugo
Micere Githae Mugo (born Madeleine Mugo in 1942) is a playwright, author, activist, instructor and poet from Kenya. She is a literary critic and professor of literature in the Department of African Am...
Ajaib Kamal
Ajaib Kamal (born 1932) is a writer of the Punjabi language. Born in the Hoshiarpur District of the Punjab, he later moved to Kenya. As a poet and playwright, his work is considered part of the modern...
Shailja Patel
Shailja Patel is an internationally acclaimed Kenyan poet, playwright, theatre artist, and political activist. She is most known for her spoken-word theatre show Migritude. CNN characterizes Patel as ...
Bantu Mwaura
Bantu Mwaura was an award winning performing artist, director, playwright, storyteller, poet and university lecturer from Kenya. He was also a political and human rights activist and a cultural theori...
Jonathan Kariara
Jonathan Kariara (1935–1993) was a Kenyan poet who wrote works including "A Leopard Lives in a Muu Tree". He was also for several years the manager of Oxford University Press's branch office in Nairob...