Ken Walibora, PhD
He is a prolific Kiswahili fiction writer and poet with a literary oeuvre exceeding fifty titles and has won several awards. For instance, he won the Jomo Kenyatta Literature Prize thrice with his Swahili texts, Ndoto ya Amerika in 2003 and Kisasi Hapana in 2009 and Nasikia Sauti ya Mama in 2015. His recent scholarly works include the book Narrating Prison Experience: Human Rights, Self, Society and Political Incarceration in Africa (2014). He has also published a number book of chapters and articles in academic journals including PMLA, Research in African Literatures (RAL), and Journal of the Association of African Literature (JALA), East African Literary and Cultural Studies, and Journal of African Language Teachers Association (JALTA). In addition, Ken Walibora has a wealth of journalistic experience as news editor and anchor as well as columnist.