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Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina (1971–2019) won the Caine Prize for African Writing and was author of One Day I Will Write About This Place as well as the celebrated essay “How to Write About Africa.”


Celebrated writer Binyavanga Wainaina’s first piece of fiction was thought to be lost. Recently rediscovered, it appears here twenty-five years after it originally debuted.
Achal Prabhala, Binyavanga Wainaina