Interview by Benson Macharia of the Kenya’s newspaper, Daily Nation. Vincent de Paul is an author, editor and founder of Mystery Publishers- a self-publishing platform with editors from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. He spoke to Nation.co.ke about his journey: What was your inspiration to become an author? I developed an interest in writing while
Most soldiers, while in the battlefield, fantasize of palm-fringed beaches, sex, and alcohol when, and if, they get back home; not necessarily in that order. They watch poor quality porn on their phones to remind them of what they are missing, and how the female body looks like. That’s most soldiers, but I am not
No one chases visitors from their home unless the visitors have overstayed their welcome you only wish they were gone when the morsel you had you’ve fed them Your family starving before clouds gather for the next season the neighbor you used to tithe whose prayers made you gracious in the eyes of God now
She’s behind a wall so high that I couldn’t climb but I’m going to wait outside to see Maimun. She’s my moon and I’m her night time when she comes out and lets me see beneath her burqa. Maimun takes it off: her burqa her shash her dirac and lets me see beneath her—beautiful!
Paperback on Sale – Ksh. 400 Flashes of Vice: Vol III is a collection of flash fiction stories on terrorism, the distant near future, conspiracies, why aliens have beef with humans, and the scars of war. The stories begin and end without warning: like ‘Allah’s Open Letter to Terrorists’, or the story of the virgin
Paperback on Sale – Ksh. 500 In 11 years, you can grow from a simpering prepubescent virgin to a slut, transform from an altar boy to the most wanted criminal, and fall in and out of love so many times it stops mattering. 11 years is the length two presidents can rule a democratic country,