Kenyan Writer and Caine Prize Winner Coming to Cologne and Düsseldorf

Award winning Kenyan writer and 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing winner, Okwiri Oduor is coming to Germany!

As part of the “Caine Prize for African Writing zu Gast in Köln“, the Allerwelthaus “Stimmen Afrikas” in Cologne together with theHeinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf will be organising two reading sessions with Kenyan writer, Okwiri Oduor.

Okwiri Oduor, born in 1988 in Kenya, shot to fame in 2012 with her novella, The Dream Chasers, which was highly commended by the Commonwealth Book Prize. In 2014, she won the Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story, My Father’s Head, which you can read here.

Okwiri will be in:


on Wednesday, 18th January 2017
at 7:30pm (19:30Uhr)
at the Theater die Wohngemeinschaft,
on Richard-Wagner-Str. 39, 50674 Köln
Entry fee: 6€/4€ erm.


on Thursday, 19th January 2017
at 7:30pm (19:30Uhr)
at the Buchhandlung BiBaBuZe
on Aachener Straße 1, 40223 Düsseldorf
Entry fee: FREE

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