BM is a part-time collector of empty cigarette packs. His other time is split between finding lost footsteps and rolling his eyes. Like butterflies, he tastes with his feet (aren’t dance floors sweet?). Last known location: Kim’s Digital Base.
Sanya Noel is a retired a part-time bodybuilder who winks with both eyes without effort and is known to walk around, whistling, with hands in his pockets. He sometimes plays as the referee at Enkare Review, but most times, he’s just gallivanting around, happy to let everyone else follow the rules of the game as they know them.
Lydia N. Kasese often finds herself stuck between identifying as a woman, or a genderless soul that found itself in the body of a woman. She hopes to someday raise plants that will not die after a couple of days.
Leah Kanda is a half-scaredy-cat/half-wild-
Rosie Olang’ smiles with her eyebrows, is eternally grateful for caffeine and believes that in a parallel universe she is an elephant. She’s constantly thinking about the intersections of visual arts, poetry and literature.
Imeldah Natasha Kondo is a temporary human. Most of her time she galivants between living as the ocean and living in alternative realities inside her head with a 10 ft moving Willow Tree that hasn’t been seen yet. On her human days, she is a photographer moving through East Africa trying to understand the society and documenting things that catch her eye. She can often be found on the dancefloors on the East Coast of Africa, even when there is no music playing.
Wanini Kimemiah is secretly 7 newts in a trench coat. They get excited about mangoes, chicken chow mein and brush pens. When not painting, adding another draft to their laptop, pursuing their degree in Genomic Science or taking photographs, Wanini counts the coins at Enkare Review. You can also find them at the nearest music festival eating overpriced chips.
Carey Baraka used to think that cooked bananas are called plantains. Now, he hopes to review restaurant plates some day. He sings for a secret choir in Nairobi, and is Msee wa Lights at Enkare Review.
Founding Editors: Troy Onyango, Alexis Teyie, Bryan Gichia, Roseline Olang’, Carey Baraka, Peter Ngila.