Raya Wambui

Raya Wambui started writing poetry consistently thirteen years ago. She began performing in July 2011 competing in the Carnivore Star Search of that year. She began her blog in March 2012, where she has been sharing her poetry and some other writing since then (rayawambui.wordpress.com). Her poetry tends to fall under revolutionary poetry, but is not exclusively in that genre.

Since she began performing, she has performed at the following events:

* Carnivore Star Search of 2011- Auditions, Semi Finals and Finals

* Wamathai Spoken Word- Severally since 2011

* Slam Africa- Performed severally, competed five times: I am the 39th Slam Queen

* Kwani Open Mic- performed three times, was the April 2013 featured poet

* Word Up Live- Severally

* Panari Ice Skating Festival

* Chords For Cords

* Streams, Where Haven Art

* Creatives Garage Portfolio Review


* Teto Tetuma and the Purple Warriors Band, Live at Kitengela

* Global Voices Summit 2012


* Sitawa Ignited

* GBC show: JCs love letter

* Sentimental Spot (Arts Talk Show)

* Nairobi University Chiromo Campus Cultural Day

* Nairobi University Main Campus, Class presentation