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Famous Authors from Kenya

List of the most popular authors from Kenya, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Kenyan authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Kenyan writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Kiraitu Murungi and Liaquat Ahamed.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Kenya?" and "Who are the best Kenyan authors?"

For further information on these historic Kenyan authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Kenyan authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Aidan Hartley 1965

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    Kiraitu Murungi 1952

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    Kivutha Kibwana

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    Margaret Ogola 1958

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    Meja Mwangi 1948

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    Michael Ndurumo 1952

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    Quassim Cassam 1961

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    Raila Odinga 1945

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    Rawson Macharia 1911

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