Written by Faith Oneya

(Meet Wamathai. He needs no introduction to poetry and spoken word lovers in Nairobi and beyond.)

“I read everything apart from lit-erotica and motivational books.”

See his contacts below;

@Wamathai Nairobi, Kenya
Poetry | Creative Writing | Performance Poetry | Events Management | Mentoring | | |


 What kind of reader are you?
One that reads everything except lit-erotica & motivational books. 

What are you currently reading?
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai. 

What books am I likely to find in your bookshelf?

Mostly books by African writers like Ngwatilo mawiyoo, Taban Lo Liyong,  Chimamanda Adichi Ngozi, Chinua Achebe, Yvonne Owuor, Binyavanga Wainana, Naguib Mafouz. I also have books by Khaled Hosseini, Kiran Desai, E.E. Cummins, Jeffrey Archer among others. 

Who is your favourite author?
It’s a tie between Taban Lo Liyong &E.E. Cummins
Which authors/books would you highly recommend?

The ones I mentioned in 3 above. They are all amazing in their own way. 

What question do you wish you were asked as a reader?

That’s a hard one. Let me go with “Do I spread the reading gospel to people who don’t read.” 


Author: Faith Oneya

Lover of the written and spoken word.

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