05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

yvonne adhiambo owuor

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is a Kenyan writer, who won the 2003 Caine Prize for African Writing for her story ‘Weight of Whispers’.  A number of her other stories have since been published. She was the Executive Director of the Zanzibar International Film Festival, where she organised a Literary Forum in 2004 and was named ‘Woman of the Year’ by Eve Magazine in Kenya in 2004. Her novel, Dust, was first published by Kwani? in 2013.