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Hylocereus Undatus
Kenya
To be, to be, to be
Interests: Books, Writing, Mean machines, Travelling,
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View e-mail in browser A Tribute, Storytelling for Schools, and a Riddle On September 23, 2013, a great thinker and poet lost his life to the atrocious attack at Westgate. Thankfully, during the time the Late Professor Kofi Awoonor walked this earth, he shared his beautiful mind and wisdom, leaving... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
View e-mail in browser Happy New Year! Every new day is a chance to dream again, to live one more day, to reach higher, to tell a new story. 2014 brings with a change from ending your date with 2013 to ending it with 2014 and a new lease on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
View e-mail in browser Workshop Invitation To Teachers Invitation for teachers to attend a Writing Workshop to develop Revision booksPlease apply to attend this workshop: If you wish to submit to the call for submissions below but do not have ready materialIf you have material that you are unsure will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
View e-mail in browser 4 Rib-Splitting Live Humour Shows and a Mini-Festival As promised the Storymoja Hay Festival is bringing you performances and conversation to make up for the cancelled 4th day of the festival. This week has seen the outstanding performance of The Vagina Monologues which left audiences awestruck... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
View e-mail in browser Festival Do-Over: 24th, 25th Oct. & 2nd Nov. 2013 Due to the tragic events of September 21, 2013 at Westgate, events planned for the evening of the 21st September and all events planned for 22nd September during the Storymoja Hay Festival were cancelled. The Festival has... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke The Kwani? Manuscript Project Posted: 15 Jun 2012 01:04 AM PDT You are subscribed to email updates from Storymoja To stop receiving these emails, you may unsubscribe now. Email delivery powered by Google Google Inc., 20 West Kinzie, Chicago IL USA 60610 Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2012 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Words Without Borders Posted: 14 Jun 2012 12:29 AM PDT Words without Borders (www.wordswithoutborders.org), an online magazine of international literature in English translation, seeks submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for an issue of African women’s writing. Submissions must have been written in a language other than English... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2012 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Drizzling…but still SIZZLING! Things I learnt from the Etherington Brothers: Never discuss religion, politics, money…and supermarkets? Bringing the Sunshine to Hay Drizzling…but still SIZZLING! Posted: 04 Jun 2012 04:47 AM PDT It is official, the Festival has started and not even the ominous looking clouds is enough to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2012 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke One Day I will Write About This Place : Book Launch Posted: 31 May 2012 01:25 AM PDT Date: 1st June 2012 Time: 6.30pm ?Venue: Kenya Railways Museum off Haile Selassie Avenue Entry : Copy of ‘One Day I will Write About This Place’, @ Ksh 500 (purchased... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Call for Submissions: Kwani? Manuscript Project Posted: 26 May 2012 05:16 AM PDT To celebrate the African novel and its adaptability and resilience, Kwani Trust announces a one-off new literary prize for African writing. The Kwani? Manuscript Project calls for the submission of unpublished fiction manuscripts from African... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2012 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke International Radio Playwriting Competition Posted: 18 May 2012 06:42 AM PDT Dear All, The British Council is once again joining with the BBC World Service to launch the International Radio Playwriting Competition. The competition is now in its 23rd year and has been incredibly successful in enabling voices... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2012 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Official Google Africa Blog – Searching for creative young minds Posted: 21 Feb 2012 12:33 AM PST Are you between 18 and 24 years old and have done something to make an impact in the world? Do you fancy the opportunity to come to the UK and meet... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Put Your Lighters Up – Fabulous on the Blog Posted: 04 Dec 2011 10:00 PM PST Okay, the heat has been getting to me. Heat? I know, if you are reading from Nairobi, you are thinking, what in the world? It’s been cold and wet and the traffic... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Writing Emotion – Romance-on-the-Blog Posted: 20 Nov 2011 09:45 PM PST I asked around. The reasons Kenyan writers shy away from romance stories: For most of you, romance stories equal those insipid romance novels packaged in books with near nude, too well-oiled models on the cover. (Okay fine,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Call for Submissions – International Short Story Collection Posted: 17 Nov 2011 10:50 AM PST THE WORLD TO COME All writing anticipates the future if only because it presupposes the reception it will receive there. The very notion of reading compels writing to speak of the world it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Jungle Jim Call for Submissions Posted: 14 Nov 2011 10:12 AM PST Jungle Jim is a bi-monthly illustrated print publication, aiming on spreading narrative, imagination and concept-driven African stories. Taking from the pulp tradition, we publish short and serialized fiction that entertains and engrosses in all dramatic genres... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Writing & Living – Fabulous on the Storymoja Blog Posted: 06 Nov 2011 09:45 PM PST Since it’s a blog affair, I went and borrowed a post from the Sheblossoms blog. And just in case you think it is a repetition, please note that we are allowing time... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Call out for women entrepreneurs for International Documentary Posted: 06 Nov 2011 10:29 AM PST My name is Agnes Poirier and I’m a french documentary filmmaker. Agnes Poirier I’m currently working on a film about women. We want to intertwine profiles of women from all over the world... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Writing & Living – Fabulous on the Storymoja Blog Posted: 30 Oct 2011 11:15 PM PDT Since it’s a blog affair, I went and borrowed a post from the Sheblossoms blog. Writing & Living I am glad that of everything I have ever loved and lost, writing is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke 22% – Urban on the Storymoja Blog Posted: 23 Oct 2011 10:30 PM PDT Everyone has their story. Everyone has issues. You have to face your fears. ~ Lisa Bonet In 1971, very nearly everyone lived in a rural setting here in Kenya. Sure, a few people worked,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke The Love of my Life – Romance on the Blog Posted: 16 Oct 2011 10:00 AM PDT I’m a little confused. I know several people, alright, I’ll start again. I know a lot of people who are married or in long term relationships. I know people who are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Poetic Aspirations – Storymoja Blog Posted: 09 Oct 2011 11:00 PM PDT Poetic: adjective Definition: like or relating to poetry or poets; Descriptive: very beautiful or expressing emotion The story is written in richly poetic language. Aspiration: noun Definition: something that you hope to achieve Kingwa Kamencu has... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Blogging is just Writing – Fabulous on the Storymoja Blog Posted: 03 Oct 2011 03:46 AM PDT “And it occurred to me that there is no such thing as blogging. There is no such thing as a blogger. Blogging is just writing — writing using a particularly efficient... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke The New Writing Schedule Poetry Across Continents Bytes of Freedom – Storymoja Hay Fest 2011 Publish your Own Book – Storymoja Hay Fest 2011 Poets in Conversation – Storymoja Hay Fest 2011 Self-help with Jane Bussmann – Storymoja Hay Fest 2011 Benali talks to Kids – Storymoja Hay... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog
Storymoja storymojaafrica.co.ke Storyhippo village – Art, Science, Writing & Lotsa lotsa fun! Three Tents, Three Stories, One Running Thread Sexual Minorities and Human Rights: an enlightening session at The Storymoja Hay Fest 2011 Edwin Baru takes a Galaxy S Series Smartphone with Winning tweet! Storyhippo village – Art, Science, Writing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at Hylocereus Undatus's blog