This blog is an archive of my poems, short stories, and ideas on various topics (and reblogs of articles I find interesting).
WHO AM I?
Richard Oduor Oduku is researcher, poet and writer. He earned a degree in Biomedical Science and Technology from Egerton Univrsity and currently works as a Research Consultant in Nairobi, Kenya.
His work (lit stuff) has been published in Saraba Magazine, San Antonio Review, among others. His first poetry collection ‘Burden of Memory’ will be published soon.
He recently took part in Granta/British Council/Kwani? Writing Workshop (Nairobi, 2013) and Writivism Writers Studio (Kampala, 2014). He is also working on a couple of short stories and a novel.
He is also a Nonfiction Editor at Panorama: Journal of Intelligent Travel
He is also writes for #MaskaniConversations in The Star Kenya (newspaper).
Some of the Articles on The Star Kenya are:
Friday, October 24, 2014: What About Justice for PEV Victims?
Friday, September 19, 2014: Vote Demands Honesty, Not Politics
Friday, August 1, 2014: Kenya Needs A Third Force In Politics
Friday, July 25, 2014: It is Your Time To Rise For A New Kenya
Friday, May 23, 2014: Tribalism, Predators And Hapless Kenyans
Friday, May 16, 2014: Position Yourself For Billions From China
Reviews & Critiques in Wawa Book Review
24 Nov, 15: I Am Not Ashamed of Tears
05 Feb, 16: The Bottom of Another Tale: A Review
Reviews, Analyses & Critiques in This is Africa (TIA)
July 15, 2016: Papa Wemba: Rhumba, Elegance and the Passing of an Era
November 1, 2016: Ukoo Flani Mau Mau –The Disappearing Act of a Hip Hop Dynasty
On Soo Many Stories – ‘A Machine Made Out Of Words’ review of ‘A Nation in Labour’ by Hariet Anena
August 23, 2016: The #Babishai2016 Poetry Shortlist: Who Will Win the Prize?
December 18, 2016: Thor Heyerdahl: Alego to Polynesia
For a guest post or any communication, reach me at:
Facebook: Richie Maccs
Tumblr: Melting Pot
Enjoy the journey.