Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, born 1968 in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, is an author of short stories and novels. She has been awarded the Kenyatta Prize for Literature and the Caine Prize for African Writing, among others. In 2019 she published her third novel "The Dragonfly Sea" (Knopf, New York). She lives in Nairobi.

Photo: Picture Alliance



Articles by this author

A story goes around the world (Issue III/2020)

A story goes around the world (chapter 6 of 8)

During the lockdown we asked eight international authors to write a story together. Chapter 6.

more