AUTHOR'S  PROFILE

Peter Kimani is an award-winning Kenyan author and journalist. He works in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays. His latest novel, Dance of the Jakaranda, is a New York Times Editors’ Choice.


Writing in the Times, critic Fiametta Rocco remarked: “I grew up in Kenya, and I have never read a novel about my own country that’s so funny, so perceptive, so subversive and so sly.”,..Read more


LONDON TOUR

British edition of Dance of the Jakaranda


dance of the jakaranda

Dance of the Jakaranda is an epic tale that re-imagines the rise and fall of colonialism in Kenya at the turn of the last century ..Read more


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UPCOMING EVENTS 


Thursday, March 1

Peter Kimani in joint reading and conversation with Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Smith College

Read More: https://www.smith.edu/academics/lewis-gsc/events#/?i=1

 Saturday, March 3

Peter Kimani in conversation with Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Amherst Lit Fest

Amherst College

https://www.amherst.edu/arts/calendar/litfest

Saturday, March 9:

Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Tampa, Florida

http://www.akashicbooks.com/events/peter-kimani-association-of-writers-writing-programs-awp-conference-tampa-fl/

Monday, March 12: London School of Economics, University of London

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dance-of-the-jakaranda-peter-kimani-in-conversation-tickets-42631527045

Tuesday, March 13:School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London 

https://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/13mar2018-dance-of-the-jakaranda-book-discussion-with-peter-kimani.html

Wednesday, March 14: Waterstones, Tottenham Court

https://www.waterstones.com/events/peter-kimani-in-conversation-with-fiammetta-rocco/london-tottenham-court-road

Thursday, March 15: Daunts Bookstore

https://www.dauntbooks.co.uk/product/peter-kimani

Thursday, March 22, 12.00-2pm

City University of New York, Department of English

Thursday, March 22, 5-7pm

Columbia University, Institute of African Studies

http://www.ias.columbia.edu/event/african-muckraking

Tuesday, April 17: University of Houston

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