Nairobi | March 8, 2009

This month’s Sunday Salon will feature poetry and prose readings from Kenya’s premier literary magazine Kwani? 05. (Part 1 is already in bookstores!) The featured writers will be: Neema Mawiyoo, Mike Kwambo, Wilson Wahome, Muthoni Garland, and Samuel Munene.

Mshai Mwangola will host the night and will read poetry from Stephen Partington and Marjorie Oludhe.

Neema Ngwatilo Mawiyoo grew up singing in church in Nairobi, Kenya, but it was while at university that Ngwatilo’s relationship with music took a definitive turn. She embarked on a quest for self that took her to Johannesburg, South Africa to study the …

NYC | March 15, 2009

This month, the windy city is blowing its literary talent our way. Join us for a special reading with poets and writers from The Chicago Quarterly Review!

Natalia Nebel is a writer, editor and translator (Italian/English). Her short stories have appeared in a variety of literary magazines, and a play she’s recently written is under consideration for production at Chicago’s Backstage Theater. Poems from a collaborative translation that she’s completed of the poetry collection Pianissimo, (1914) by Camillo Sbarbaro, are forthcoming in Burnside Review.

Gary Miller is a writer, documentary filmmaker, and journalist. His fiction has appeared …