Maureen Nyarinda is a freelance copywriter, editor and journalist. She is a Communication and Journalism graduate from Moi University-Kenya.
Her work has appeared on Brittle Paper, She Leads Africa and The Western Chronicle. She enjoys reviewing books and does English-Swahili translation projects.
'Once, There Was a Star' is a sublime piece of historical fiction weaved masterfully: a detailed chronological account of Ismail Muse’s life circa 1977 spanning a 10-year war and his daughter’s coming of age.