Year: 2021

Heroe Book Fair 2022

The Heroe Book Fair is a yearly event held at The Alliance Française, Mombasa, bringing together Anglophone, Francophone and German speaking Writers, Poets, Publishers and Literary Enthusiasts from Kenya, the rest of Africa and the black diaspora, for a couple of days of exciting literary activities which include book sales, panel discussions, book launches and readings by select authors and poets.

View and Hear Media


On this page you find links to videos about the book fair and its contents. An Interview with Lorna Likiza about the Fair. There are more videos on the heroe youtube channel. Discover them! The videos below are not linked. […]

Heroe Book Fair 2021 report


The 1st Edition of the Heroe Book Fair took place for the first time in Mombasa, Kenya at the Alliance Française from March 22-26, 2021. Culture Africa was not only partner of the book fair, but physically on site. The […]

Swahili Literature Festival


SWAHILI LITERARY FESTIVAL 2021: CELEBRATING WOMEN The third edition of the Swahili Literary Festival kicked off from 5th to 8th of March 2021 at the Kilindini Cultural Center, Mama Ngina Waterfront, Mombasa. The emphasis was on women with an intention […]

Authors of the Book Fair


AUDREY SHIPP Audrey Shipp is an essayist, poet and educator from Los Angeles, California. Her Literary Works have appeared in A Gathering Together, Litro-NY, Linden Avenue Literary Journal among others. She holds a BA in English, Masters in Education from […]