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“‘Tiddely what?’ said Piglet.’ (He took, as you might say, the very words out of your correspondent’s mouth.)
‘Pom,’ said Pooh. ‘I put that in to make it more hummy.’
And it is that word ‘hummy,’ my darlings, that marks the first place in The House at Pooh Corner at which Tonstant Weader Fwowed up.”
Many of the journals have also created a supportive network for new writers sharing their experiences of 21st century Africa. Kwanini, which published Wainaina’s essay, is the print publication of the Kwani Trust. The trust began as an email chain to the question, “Are Ngugi wa Thiong’o and Meja Mwangi the only writers Kenyan publishers are interested in?”