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Let’s Sing Marjorie’s Freedom Song


A literary elder has gone to join her peers in the land from which no one returns.

Let’s Sing Marjorie’s Freedom Song

By Jennifer Muchiri | 5 years ago

Her knowledge of Kenyan culture dazzles just like her writing

Her knowledge of Kenyan culture dazzles just like her writing

Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye, the iconic writer who through the years became difficult to separate from her literary nature took a bow from the land of the living at her home in Ngara on Tuesday afternoon.

Jeckonia Otieno | 5 years ago

How grandma’s writing career influenced me

It’s difficult to write about someone who had such a profound impact on your life. You feel as though every word and letter you have used hasn’t adequately captured the weight of the emotions you intend to convey.

Mark Macgoye | 5 years ago

Atieno Yo author Marjorie takes the final bow

Curtains have come down on Kenya's prolific novelist and poet Marjorie Oludhe MacGoye who died at her home in Nairobi Tuesday afternoon at the age of 87.

George Orido | 5 years ago