Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ was born in Illinois but raised in Kenya. His poetry and fiction has been shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing. His short stories have been published in Wasafiri, African Writing, Kenyon Review and St. Petersburg Review and his poems in the New York Quarterly, Mythium, Brick Magazine, Kwani?, and Tin House Magazine amongst others. His latest novel, Killing Sahara, was published earlier in 2013.
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