Storymoja Hay Festival – Nairobi, Kenya


Kenya's largest literary festival is back from today until Sunday. This year's Storymoja Hay Festival has some super special guests including Booker Prize winner, Nigerian poet and novelist, Ben Okri and Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Yusef Komunyakaa, among several others.

Celebrating writing, ideas and contemporary culture through a series of workshops, live discussions and presentations at Nairobi's Railway Grounds.

Download a flyer with more information here 
Find out more about the organisers, Storymoja Publishers

Below: last year's event featured UK poet, Benjamin Zephaniah:


Enter the festival's Twitter competition: Tweet using hash tag #IWillBe and tag at least one other person and @hayfestke in your tweets. There will be a Thursday winner who will win a season pass, a Friday winner who will also win a season pass and a Sunday winner picked by our celebrity judge – to be revealed soon- who will win, wait for it, a Samsung Galaxy S Series Smartphone.

Images copyright Storymoja. See more from last year's festival on Flickr.