Tag: Jahazi Press

  • Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s “The House of Rust” launches to full house in Mombasa.

    Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s “The House of Rust” launches to full house in Mombasa.

    Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s debut novel The House of Rust launched to a full house at the Alliance Française, Mombasa on Thursday, November 25, 2021. The evening was emceed by Hawa Noor. Khadija Abdalla Bajaber is one of the brightest young writers to come out of Kenya in the last few years. The Mombasa born and…

  • Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s “The House of Rust” to launch in Mombasa.

    Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s “The House of Rust” to launch in Mombasa.

    Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s debut novel The House of Rust is set to launch at the Alliance Française, Mombasa on Thursday, November 25, 2021. The event will run from 6:30pm – 7:30pm East African Time. In 2017, US publisher Graywolf Press unveiled the Graywolf Press African Fiction Prize to be awarded for a first novel manuscript…

  • Introducing Kenya’s newest publishing outfit: Jahazi Press.

    Introducing Kenya’s newest publishing outfit: Jahazi Press.

    The Ahmed Aidarus-founded Jahazi Press, which started operations on September 1, 2020, is Kenya’s newest publishing outfit. Ahmed Aidarus is one of the most recognisable names in the Kenyan publishing ecosystem. As the manager of Prestige Books, he has ensured that writers from Kenya and other African countries have a space to sell their books.…