ISBN 9789966718211
Pages 408
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations and Maps
Published 2008
Publisher Kwani Trust, Kenya
Format Paperback

Kwani? 05 Part 2

edited by Billy Kahora

Kwani 5 Part 2 'Revelation and Conversation : Part 2 of Kwani? 5, the second 400 pages of a twin edition, further examines Kenya in the context and violent aftermath of its 2007 elections. Here, writers, photographers, poets, cartoonists provide further collective narratives on what we were before, and what we became, during the epochal first 100 days of 2008. The issue also features a extended travel piece based in Uganda that comparatively with Kenya explores the concept of ethnicity, and the history of a peoples in a space.

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About the Editor

Billy Kahora

Billy Kahora is the Managing Editor of Kwani? He also writes fiction and completed an MS.c in Creative Writing with distinction at the University of Edinburgh as a Chevening Scholar in 2007. Before that Billy studied and worked in South Africa for 8 years and in between worked as an Editorial Assistant for All Africa.com in Washington D.C. He has a Bachelor of Journalism degree and post-graduate diploma in Media Studies from Rhodes University. His short story, ‘Treadmill Love’, was highly commended by the 2007 Caine Prize judges. He has recently edited Kenya Burning, a visual narrative of the Kenya post-elections crisis published by the GoDown Arts Centre and Kwani Trust in March 2009. His extended feature, The True Story of David Munyakei on Kenya’s biggest whistleblower has been developed into a non-fiction novella and released by Kwani Trust in July 2009. Billy was a Regional judge for the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.

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