Nairobi International Book Fair, Nairobi, Kenya

From Sep 28, 2021 until Oct 02, 2021
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The 23rd Nairobi International Book Fair will be hybrid and held under the theme of ‘Publishing for the new era”. It will take place from Tuesday, 28th September to Saturday, 2nd October, 2021 at Sarit Center Expo Hall, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya, and on The physical and virtual versions of the book fair will run concurrently.

Activities lined up during the bookfair period are:
a) Workshops and seminars on topical issues
b) Book launches
c) Children’s activities
d) Presentation of the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature
e) Budding Authors Seminar, Seminar on how to get published.
f) Books clearance sale and raffle for books- Publishers will sell books at huge discounts.
h) Accessing unlimited business opportunities and so much more.

The Nairobi International Book Fair (NIBF) is the regional marketplace for books and it brings together publishing professionals, authors, booksellers, print suppliers, media, and readers from Africa and around the world. The NIBF has been held for the last 23 year and has grown to be one of the leading book exhibition place in the region. This event is organized by the Kenya Publishers Association.

Books whether creative works or factual texts, serve as a reflection of the society from which the writers are drawn. It is often taken for granted that when we read, positive change is the inevitable outcome. When one looks at the social ills afflicting, our nation it is easy to conclude that even though we read the results to a large extent do not seem to suggest that the desired change takes place. This being the case it is therefore important to ensure that society can still be able to communicate effectively on issues that confront it and at the same time be able to do so through books.

The Kenya Publishers Association is happy to invite you to celebrate the book at the 23rd Nairobi International Bookfair, 2021.

Kindly note that KPA and Sarit Centre Expo management have ensured that all necessary MOH COVID 19 protocols have been put in place and will be followed during the duration of the bookfair.

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