History of African Author Grace Emily Akinyi Ogot
All About Kenyan African Author Grace Emily Akinyi Ogot
Ogot made another career change as a community development officer in the Kisumu District Kenya. She also worked as a public relations officer for Air India. Ogot then made another career turnaround opening clothing boutiques in Kenya’s largest city of Nairobi.
|Hon. Dr. Grace Emily Akinyi Ogot|
Grace Ogot wrote The Promised Land and the Nigerian author Flora Nwapa who wrote Efuru, both published books in 1966 and both were groundbreaking books by black African female writers. Ogot was a founding member of the Writers' Association of Kenya she served as its chairman from 1975 to 1980.
Major Works by Grace Ogot
The book, however, shows how Grace Ogot badly let down writers and thespians as Assistant Minister for Culture and Social Services. She never worked to improve the working climate of Kenya Cultural Center in general and the Kenya National Theater in particular.