By Zion Rufus
To celebrate Africa Day, Editions Lifestyle will publish a series of interviews with esteemed children’s book authors by the UN SDG Book Club African Chapter
Christopher Okemwa, Author of ‘Sabina the Rain Girl.’
Christopher Okemwa is an author and Editor of several literary works in Africa and beyond. with a zest to support and encourage young girls in Africa.
In 2015, his novella, Sabina and the Mystery of the Ogre, won the Canadian Burt Award for African Literature. its sequel, Sabina the Rain Girl, which was selected for the UN SDG 2 Zero Hunger reading list, is fast becoming a popular novella among young people in Africa.
Christopher Okemwa has written eight books of poetry which have been translated into 15 different languages including Armenian, Chinese, Greek, Norwegian, Finnish, Hungarian, Arabic, Polish, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and Serbian. He has translated four literary works of international poets from English to Swahili.