Troy Onyango is a Kenyan writer. His work has been published in Wasafiri, Johannesburg Review of Books, AFREADA, Caine Prize Anthology, Brittle Paper, Kalahari Review and Transition among others. He was the winner of the inaugural Nyanza Literary Festival Prize, was shortlisted for the Brittle Paper Anniversary Award and Award for Creative Nonfiction, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He was first runner-up in the Black Letter Media Competition and was longlisted for the Short Story Day Africa Prize. Currently, he is studying towards an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, where he is a recipient of the Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship. He is working on a novel.