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MAKENA ONJERIKA

2018 Winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing

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BIO

Makena was awarded the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing. She was shortlisted for the 2020 Bristol Prize and is a nominee for the 2020 Best of the Net Awards.


Following her Caine Prize win, she founded the Nairobi Writing Academy where she teaches the craft of fiction to new and emerging writers and collaborates with other writers to teach other forms of creative writing. 

 

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