Stanley Gazemba

Stanley Gazemba is the author of several novels, including Forbidden Fruit. He lives in Nairobi, Kenya, and is an editor at Ketebul Music.

  • What to Read Now book covers
    I bought Nadifa Mohamed’s Black Mamba Boy on a visit to her Somaliland hometown, Hargeisa. When I visited, Hargeisa was a dreary city—at least that was my first impression—until I got to kno...
  • The cover to Forbidden Fruit by Stanley Gazemba
    New York. The Mantle. 2017. 280 pages. Winner of the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature, this deceptively simple and straightforward novel of day-to-day life in the small village of Ivona in western K...

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