Kenya is not a literary desert, and fiction writing pays, says Ngugi

Author Ngugi wa Thiong’o poses with his book, Dreams in a Time of War, during its launch at the National Museums of Kenya. Jennifer Muiruri | NATION

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  • Writer urges book publishers to back young fiction writers in the country

Ngugi wa Thiong’o wants writers, especially young ones, to publicise their works as widely as possible, even if it means resorting to self-publishing.

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