Raya Wambui is an extremely talented spoken word artist, storyteller, and Slam Africa Queen who has graced numerous stages both nationally and internationally with her art. … More Ink Overflow Interviews Raya Wambui
Nasara The Poet is a musician based in Nairobi.
He wants to live in a world defined by love, generosity and gratitude; a world where people still believe in miracles and children never lose their sense of wonder; a world where speech is thoughtful, actions are full of grace and dreams come true. … More Ink Overflow Interviews Nasara
Jaaziyah is a 20 something human being who is a law student by day but a creative owl by night. … More Ink Overflow Interviews Jaaziyah
Gufy is both a page and performance Poet who has interests in film making. His poetry mainly speaks of healing and the betterment of human interactions. … More Ink Overflow Interviews Gufy.
Ink Overflow: When did you decide to become a poet? Shikkey: Around 2014, it was at a point in my life i wanted to break out of my cocoon and i wanted to do it through poetry. IO: What is the most important part of performing for you? S: Being one with my art and … More “It’s okay to be different.” A Conversation With Shikkiey on Poetry & What Inspires Her.
Please stop. … More 5 Things Poets Are Sick Of Hearing
Kaesa is a poet and a graphic designer at Alternative Agency whose work is mostly ‘people’ centered; telling the stories of “small boys in big cities” in prose and performance poetry. He is also an occasional blogger and guest writer for literature blogs with an extensive experience in poetry performance. His recent work seeks to tell the … More Word Sessions | Mar. 2016 Lineup: KAESA
Gladys Mwende is a spoken word poet who has also mastered skills in acting and music. She is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her poetry has evolved over time since she had her first poetry encounter at the age of ten, she staged a poetry piece ‘open our pages’ at provincial level. She started writing at … More Word Sessions | Mar. 2016 Lineup: MWENDE
Faith Shikanga, better known by her stage name, Shikkiey is a spoken word artist, a singer, and the reigning Slam Africa Queen having won the 59th Edition of the competition in December 2015. She is currently working on her ‘In My Shoes’ campaign in which she uses both live performances and recorded audios of themed … More Word Sessions | Feb. 2016 Lineup: SHIKKIEY