Oludhe-Macgoye, Marjorie

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OLUDHE-MACGOYE, Marjorie. Kenyan (born England), b. 1928. Genres: Novels, Young adult fiction, Novellas/Short stories, Ethics, Poetry. Career: Worked as bookseller, publisher's representative, secondary schoolteacher; University of Nairobi, Kenya, External Degree Program, editor, 1986-88; writer, currently. Publications: Growing Up at Lina School (juvenile), 1971, 1988; Murder in Majengo (novel), 1972; Song of Nyarloka and Other Poems, 1977; The Story of Kenya, 1986; Coming to Birth (novel), 1986; The Present Moment (novel), 1987; Street Life (novella), 1987; Victoria and Murder in Majengo (novel), 1993; Homing In, 1994; Moral Issues in Kenya, 1996; Chira (novel), 1996; The Black Hand Gang (juvenile), 1998; Make It Sing and Other Poems, 1998. Address: Box 70344, Nairobi, Kenya.