Have an exclusive conversation with author and restorer of libraries Wanjiru Koinange

  • About
  • How it Works

Wanjiru Koinange is a writer, restorer of libraries and entrepreneur from Nairobi, Kenya. She holds her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Literature from Nairobi’s United States International University, and a Masters in Creative Writing from the University in Cape Town. Her writing has been published in several journals and magazines across the continent including Chimurenga, SlipNet and Commonwealth Writers where she served as a cultural correspondent for East and Southern Africa in 2015. During this stint, she published this piece about the McMillan Memorial Library – Kenya’s second oldest library. This article was the major inspiration for the formation of Book Bunk which Wanjiru co-founded with Angela Wachuka in 2017. Wanjiru is also a publisher at Bunk Books, an imprint of Book Bunk Limited an affiliate of Book Bunk Trust.

  • What is a Virtual Meet & Greet?

    This is an opportunity to purchase 1-on-1 video calls with some of the people that inspire the Book Bunk team. We’ve curated a list of artists, entrepreneurs, professionals and luminaries from Nairobi and beyond whose thought leadership is shaping our cities in incredible ways.

  • How long are the sessions?

    Each conversation will be a minimum of 20 minutes long.

  • What next after I purchase a ticket?

    Once you complete the purchase, we will email to schedule your conversation. The Meet & Greet session can take place anytime between Jan and Dec 2021.

  • How does this purchase support Book Bunk?

    All proceeds from this purchase will go directly to Book Bunk’s work restoring Nairobi’s public libraries. We are grateful to all who have donated their time to our precious cause.

  • Will the session be recorded?

    Yes, we will record these sessions and share the recording with both parties. This recording will be subject to Book Bunk’s privacy policy.