Philo Ikonya is a Kenyan poet, novelist and journalist. She is known for speaking out against injustice and corruption and has written extensively on governance, mass poverty and post-election violence in Kenya. She was arrested several times, and brutally in 2009, for speaking out. Philo is currently Oslo City of Refuge's Guest Writer, and features in the film project by Marion Stalens, Silence or Exile. Philo Ikonya is the author of This Bread of Peace, Out of Prison- Love Song, and Leading the Night. Visit Philo's blog here.
Books authored by Philo Ikonya
- Kenya, Will You Marry Me?
ISBN 9789956579792 | 252 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2011 | Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon | Paperback
- Leading the Night
ISBN 9789966151001 | 254 pages | 198 mm x 129 mm | 2010 | Twaweza Communications, Kenya | Paperback