Mark Chetambe developed an interest in young adults’ literature during his undergraduate days at Kenyatta University. He has made remarkable contributions to the Kenya Schools' and Colleges' drama festival as a script writer and director. Between 1999 and 2012, he was a teacher of English and drama patron at Friends' School Kamusinga. Chetambe is the author of The Village Fool and Other Stories. Currently, he is a PhD student at Kenyatta University, where he also teaches literature.