Isaac Otidi Amuke lives and writes in Nairobi, Kenya. He attended the 2014 Commonwealth Writers’ creative nonfiction workshop in Kampala, Uganda, the 2015 Farafina creative writing workshop in Lagos, Nigeria and the 2015 Africa Writers Trust (AWT) editorial and publishing workshop in Kampala, Uganda. His reportage/nonfiction has appeared in the literary journal Kwani?, on the Commonwealth Writers blog, in Wasafiri and the New African Magazine. He contributed the title piece for Safe House; Explorations in Creative Nonfiction (Dundurn/Cassava Republic), an anthology of nonfiction from Africa edited by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey. He received the 2013 Jean Jacques Rousseau Fellowship from the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany.
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