How to Write About Africa is a posthumous collection of essays by UEA alumnus Binyavanga Wainaina and has just been published in the UK by Hamish Hamilton. Binyavanga graduated from UEA with an MPhil in Creative and Critical Writing in 2010. He died in 2019, aged 48. A writer and activist, he was born in Kenya and won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2002 for his short story ‘Discovering Home’. In 2003 he founded the East African literary journal Kwani?, and in 2005 Granta published his highly influential essay ‘How to Write About Africa’, which is the centrepiece of this collection.