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Wainaina at the 2009 Brooklyn Book Festival.
18 January 1971|
|Died||21 May 2019
|Occupation||Novelist, short story writer|
|Notable awards||2002 Caine Prize|
Binyavanga Wainaina (18 January 1971 – 21 May 2019) was a Kenyan writer. In July 2002 he won the Caine Prize For African Writing for his short story "Discovering Home". He started Kwani? magazine. His first book, One Day I Will Write About This Place, was published in 2011.
Wainaina was born in Nakuru.
Wainaina died after a stroke in Nairobi on 21 May 2019, aged 48.
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