How can you describe yourself in a summarized manner?

A secret alcove to mass consciousness.

When did your pen your first
independent piece (away from school work)?

My first serious poem was written in Form One, more than 10 years ago. I don’t know what you mean by ‘independent piece away from school work’

What inspires your writing?

I map my world on a mirror and write the reflection.

Apart from writing, what else do you do?

I’m a Biomedical Scientist by
profession, most times a general
Research Consultant.

Do have any a.k .a s? Stage name?

My government name is Richard M. Oduor. Richie Maccs is a shortened version of the government name. I think it suffices for your question.

What do you think is man’s greatest invention?

Pen and paper.

Who is that person you’ve always admired and why?

Noam Chomsky. Analytical philosophy.

If the world ends tomorrow. What would you do till then?

Not much. Have a lazy day.

If you were a cartoon character, who would that be?

I don’t watch cartoons.

Three words to describe your brain…

Three words is too limiting, too
inadequate to describe my brain.

That song that never gets boring to your ears?

Smile 2Pac ft Scarface. I wish I could list more but …

What’s your preference? Writing or performing (poetry)? Why?

I’m a writer. Performance subordinates my writing.

If you could choose a career without education and stuff, you’d be?


What do you think of the Kenyan creative and artistic industry?

There is a re-awakening; a re-
imagination of the African literary
space and I love that. This Century is Africa’s literary renaissance. I hope I’ll
be a major player, just like Chinua, Soyinka, Angira, Ogot, Okot, et al defined the last.

Any random question that you’d like to ask the world?

Do we have eyes? Do we have ears?


2 Responses

  1. Victor Brian says:

    Best Get to Know ever

  2. Victor Brian says:

    Best Get to Know ever

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