Gloria Mwaniga

Gloria Mwaniga is a Kenyan writer, educator and columnist for the Daily Nation and The EastAfrican newspapers.[1] She is a recipient of a Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship[2] and a graduate of Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus Writing Workshop.

Gloria Mwaniga
OccupationWriter and educator
Alma materUniversity of Nairobi

BibliographyEdit

Selected book reviews
  • "Young Nigerian Writer Serves a Twisted Tale in Debut Novel", review of The Day the Mad Man Knew by Babatunde Oyateru. Daily Nation, May 11, 2018.[3]
  • "Of Love, Losses and Seeking Answers in 'The Dragonfly Sea'", review of The Dragon Fly by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor. The Daily Nation, April 12, 2019.[4]
  • "NoViolet Bulawayo Weaves a Great Yarn About Zimbabwe", review of We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulowayo. The Daily Nation, December 30, 2016.[5]
Selected interviews with writers
  • "Jackie Kay on Dual Identity and the Funny Side of Life”", interview with Jackie Kay. Daily Nation, July 5, 2020.[6]
  • "Jennifer Makumbi on Identity and How to Write About Home", interview with Jennifer Makumbi. Daily Nation, July 5, 2020.[7]
  • "Author Reveals the Agony of Being a Refugee at Dadaab", interview with Ben Rawlence. Daily Nation, July 5, 2020.[8]
  • "Effects of Slavery Still Present in Coast Region", interview with Joe Khamisi. Daily Nation, July 5, 2020.[9]
  • "Now is the Time to Write to the Heart of the Country", interview with Tony Mochama. Daily Nation, July 5, 2020.[10]
Selected essays
  • "Literary Graveyard That is the Modern Digital Platform". Daily Nation, October 28, 2016.[11]
  • "Online Literary Magazines Have Not Been Spared from Digital Turbulence". Daily Nation, December 1, 2018.[12]
  • "We Have a Violent Past, But We’re Being Forced to Forget It". Daily Nation, July 1, 2016.[13]
  • "Future Generations Will Blame Us for Ignoring Historical Sites". Daily Nation, March 18, 2016.[14]
  • "Why Your Skin Colour Could Decide How Much a Publisher Will Pay You". Daily Nation, June 14, 2020.[15]
  • "An Afternoon with Ngugi and the Questions I Wanted to Ask". Daily Nation, February 16, 2019.[16]
  • "Crowning moment as Kenyan author takes home Caine Prize". Daily Nation, July 6, 2018.[17]
Selected short stories

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gloria Mwaniga Minage Odary". Storm Literary Agency. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  2. ^ "Morland Writing Scholarship Winners 2019". The Miles Morland Foundation. November 22, 2019. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  3. ^ "Young Nigerian writer serves a twisted tale in debut novel". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  4. ^ "Of love, losses and seeking answers in 'The Dragonfly Sea'". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  5. ^ "NoViolet Bulawayo weaves a great yarn about Zimbabwe". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  6. ^ "Jackie Kay on dual identity and the funny side of life". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  7. ^ "Jennifer Makumbi on identity and how to write about home". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  8. ^ "Author reveals the agony of being a refugee at Dadaab". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  9. ^ "Effects of slavery still present in coast region, new book reveals". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  10. ^ "Now is the time to write to the heart of the country". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  11. ^ "Literary graveyard that is the modern digital platform". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  12. ^ "Online literary magazines have not been spared from digital turbulence". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  13. ^ "We have a violent past, but we're being forced to forget it". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  14. ^ "Future generations will blame us for ignoring historical sites". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  15. ^ "Why your skin colour could decide how much a publisher will pay you". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  16. ^ "An afternoon with Ngugi and the questions I wanted to ask". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  17. ^ "Crowning moment as Kenyan author takes home Caine Prize". Nation. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  18. ^ "'Child's Play', a short story by Gloria Mwaniga Minage". The Johannesburg Review of Books. December 6, 2017. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  19. ^ "Boyi by Gloria Mwaniga Minage (Kenya)". Munyori Literary Journal. August 3, 2016. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  20. ^ "Morland Writing Scholarship Winners 2019". The Miles Morland Foundation. November 22, 2019. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  21. ^ "AFROYOUNGADULT". Goethe-Institut. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  22. ^ cacedirector (August 1, 2016). "The 2016 Writivism Prize Joint Shortlist". Writivism. Retrieved December 6, 2020.