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Munira Hussein is a writer and an author. She pursued B.Sc. Microbiology at Kenyatta University.She is the author of Highland Cactus (a short story collection), Unfit for Society (a short story collection), and A Curve of Darkness (poetry) and co-author of When a Stranger Called (a self-published anthology by a group of Kenyan authors). She has also authored English Literacy Textbooks for Kenya’s Grades 1, 2 and 3, English Literacy Revision Encyclopedia, Grade 3, Secondary English 1 and 3 for South Sudan; all published by Longhorn Publishers, Pace in Poetry, a poetry collection for use in secondary schools in Kenya by Booklyst Press Limited, and Through the Journey of Hope, a poetry anthology by the Writers Guild of Kenya.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 by Huza Press and Goethe Institute Kigali.