Remembering the past and reflecting on Kenya’s present
Keywords:African literature, Kenyan literature, Kenyan woman writer, Rebeka Njau
Rebeka Njau is one of the earliest Kenyan women writers, writing mainly in English. Her published works include the novels Ripples in the Pool and The Sacred Seed; a play, The Scar; and a number of ‘folktales’ published in different anthologies.
Tom Odhiambo teaches literature and performing arts at the University of Nairobi. He has research interests in popular literature and culture. He is also an amateur journalist who has written for various publications in East Africa.
Dr Jacomien van Niekerk
University of Pretoria