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Hassan Kassim

Portrait of translator Hassan Kassim

Hassan Kassim

Hassan Kassim is a Kenyan writer and Kiswahili literary
translator living in Mombasa. In 2020, he was longlisted for the Toyin Falola prize for African short fiction. His work is published or forthcoming in Lolwe, Sahifa Journal, Writers Space Africa’s Twaweza anthology, and Lunaris’s In the Sands of Time anthology, among others.

Articles by Hassan Kassim

A dark window at twilight
Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash
The Guest
By Fatma Shafii
In this story by Fatma Shafii, a woman grows increasingly anxious as she awaits her lover, who is supposed to meet her parents for the first time.
Translated from Swahili by Hassan Kassim