Nairobi International Book Fair

This year the theme of the 18th international book fair is Twende Digital, Go Digital. There are workshops and seminars, book launches, special events for children, discount sales, exhibitions.

The winners of the Jomo Kenyatta prize for literature, sponsored by the Text Book Centre, are also announced this year. Prizes are awarded every two years to writers in six categories; English and Kiswahili adult, English and Kiswahili youth and English and Kiswahili children's books.

Three authors are shortlisted in each category. The fair is organised by the Kenya Publishers Association and is held as usual at the Sarit Centre, Westlands. Last year the fair attract 27,000 visitors and this year the organisers hope for even more.

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