Steve mark misori is a writer cum teacher in Kenya. As a teacher of language, he has been at the forefront using language to inspire development through exposing the negative aspects of poverty.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
My name is Steve Mark Misori and I grew up in Kamae village, Rakwaro of Homa bay county in Kenya.
As a young boy, I looked at my village and realised it was slowly earning the title, 'A FAILED VILLAGE.' I wanted to address this mess through art and I came up with the topic line, 'Village under siege' which highlights the village threats and desires.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The book village under siege gives a serious word for word trip in a village immersed in both social and religious challenges. It hints the importance of fighting ignorance as a sure way of curbing the social ills.
Village under siege is a story that tells of the intrigues in a society that wants to keep up with the times but also wants to remain as it has been. is it possible to have your cake and eat it? find out what happens as a village full of potential and promise tries to establish its identity.