About Kenya Publishers Association
Kenya Publishers' Association is the umbrella body for book publishers in Kenya. This Association encourages the widest possible spread of printed books throughout Kenya and beyond. Apart from promoting and protecting by all lawful means the interests of the publishing industry in Kenya, the Association also seeks to protect its members by dealing collectively with problems which can best be so dealt with. Read more
17th Nairobi International Bookfair- 24th to 28th September 2014
The 17th Nairobi International Bookfair fair will be held from 24th September to 28th September 2014 at the Sarit Centre Expo Hall Westland’s Nairobi, Kenya.
The Bookfair is organized by the Kenya Publishers Association. Books whether creative works or factual texts, serve as a reflection of the society from which the writers are drawn.
It is therefore our duty to ensure that society is able to communicate effectively on issues that confront it and do so through books and to enhance a peaceful coexistence amongst each other.
Events at the Bookfair will include
a)Workshops and seminars on topical issues
b) Book launches
c) Children activities
d) Wahome Mutahi Literary Award
e) Africa Story Book Project workshop.
f) Books clearance sale and raffle for books- Publishers will sell books at huge discounts.
g) BOOKS EXHIBITION- Daily from 9.00am to 6.00pm
h) The Big Kenyan Debate
j) Digital Publishing Workshop by Footnote in conjunction with KPA see http://kenya.footnotesummit.com/ for bookings
ENTRY IS FREE
The Kenya Publishers Association is happy to invite you to celebrate the book at the 17th Nairobi International Bookfair, 2014- Catch the Reading Bug.