Binyavanga Wainaina

Author (Kenya)

| Utne Reader September / October 2007

Wainaina won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2002. His Granta-published essay 'How to Write About Africa' satirizes the clichés and stereotypes that can ensnare non-African writers. As founder of the journal Kwani he continues to nurture new writers.

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