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19 - 23 Oct, 2020

Kevin Mwachiro

Kevin Mwachiro is a writer, journalist, podcaster, and queer activist.

Kevin’s first book is, Invisible – Stories from Kenya’s Queer Community. He was part of the editorial team for Boldly Queer - African Perspectives on Same-sex sexuality and gender diversity. His first play, Trashed was published in the anthology Six in the City – Six Short Plays on Nairobi and his poems are published in the Pan African queer anthology, Walking The Tightrope.   His most recent work is the short story, Number Sita is that is published in the anthology, Nairobi Noir. In 2017 he launched a story-telling podcast, called Nipe Story, which produces audio version of short-story fictional stories from the African continent.

Working in collaboration with the Gay Kenya Trust and the Goethe Institut – Nairobi, Kevin is a co-founder of the Out Film Festival which is the first LGBTQI film festival in East Africa. Kevin currently serves on the board of the LGBQ coalition, Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya – GALCK and Amnesty International- Kenya.

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