Mukoma Wa Ngugi is an Associate Professor of English at Cornell University and the author of The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of Language, Identity and Ownership, the novels Mrs. Shaw, Black Star Nairobi, Nairobi Heat, and two books of poetry, Logotherapy and Hurling Words at Consciousness. He is the co-founder of the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature and co-director of the Global South Project – Cornell.
My friends and I were sitting in a bar in Madison Wisconsin when a drunken student stumbled to our table. “I hear you are the son of that famous African writer?” He asked.
“Yes, I happen to be,” I replied.
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I have to say that in spite of a poli sci degree I have no idea what is going on in the US unless we factor in mass hysteria. Patients dying of Covid deny existence as Republican governors refuse to follow science. This is our modern-day Salem witch hunt!