Wamathai Celebrating 1st Blog anniversary with poetry at Secrets Lounge, 30th June

Wamathai, one of Kenya’s poet and blogger is on 30th June celebrating 1 year since the inception of his blog Wamathai.com which he started as a space  to exercise his creative juices.

Within the space of a year, the blog has grown to incorporate writings of  short story writers and  poets  Wamathai.com has since its humble beginnings crossed the 10,000 unique visitors mark. The site, now with 20 authors, is one of the few spaces on the Internet one can find a unique blend of fresh and exciting writing from Kenya from several creative genres.

The 1 year celebration will be in the form of  a performance and readings from authors and poets as they share some of their most popular pieces of poetry and creative writing. This will be at the Secrets Lounge in View Park towers in downtown Nairobi, just adjacent to the Alliance Francaise. The vent starts at 7pm, charges will be Ksh. 100. Special guests to this event include popular afro fusion singer Dela, TV presenter and blogger Anyiko Owoko, Michael Kwambo & Myself from the highly respected poetry collective Mstari Wa Nne,  Jemedari among others.

There will be poetry books on sale, blue mothertongue by Ngwatilo, Mines & Mind Fields as well as publications from other Kenyan Poets.

Additional info courtesy of NairobiLiving

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