Munira Hussein is a microbiologist, writer, author, editor and public speaker. Her books range from fiction short stories and poetry to academic books used in primary and secondary schools across East Africa. She is a co-author at Longhorn Publishers.
She aspires to connect, educate, and inspire humanity through her writing. Her books, Unfit for Society , A Curve of Darkness and Highland Cactus are available at the Library of Congress and on Amazon.
She pursued B.Sc. Microbiology at Kenyatta University before delving fully into writing.
Munira enjoys reading when she is not writing, and is a diehard fan of Country and Oromo music.
Her short story, Powder in the Wind was shortlisted for the African Writers Award in 2018. She was also shortlisted for the Writing Gender Residency in 2021 by Huza Press and Goethe Institute Kigali for her manuscript that is still a work in progress.
Books with my name on them:
- Through the journey of hope (poetry anthology)
- Unfit for society (short story collection)
- A Curve of darkness (poetry collection)
- English Literacy Grades 1, 2, and 3
- Revision encyclopedia grade 3
- Highland Cactus (short story collection)
- When a stranger called (short story anthology)
- Pace in Poetry (poetry anthology)
- Owning My Mother
- The Disconcertment with the Celebrated Strengths of Women and Their Downside
- HubSpot’s Playbook for Going from Startup to Scale-up
- Dramatic Answers to the Questions Child-free People Get Asked the Most
- A Demand to Change the Typical African Home Narrative
- A Minimum Viable Conversation
- Caution When Raising Capital for Your Startup