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Moving House

When the time came to move from Migosi Estate, the neighbourhood I had grown up in in Kisumu, it was not because we had found a better place It is because our landlord had finally...

Encounter

His short dreadlocks fell on either side of his face giving the impression that he was brisk, risqué – just the right amount of dangerous He was talking on the phone looking at...

May I Have This Dance?

abali’s eyes flicker open with painful uncertainty The full glare of the sun lands on his face, but he can make out the shape of a man sitting in front of him He takes a moment...

Juliet

(Originally published in the Saraba Magazine, Crime edition) The big toe on your left leg hurts It throbs with a pain so violent that you walk with a limp Your right leg steps...

Omera, This is Narobi

I have this thing with Mother Karua She calls me up at random times for a tipple I do not know how many people drink with their mothers, especially when she is the one buying But...

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