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Ivy Nyayieka

Nairobi, Kenya and New Haven, Connecticut
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

& so I write, as one would turn to exorcism. - R. Hayden. ||Writer. Journalist. ivynyayieka@gmail.com

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Ivy Nyayieka is a junior at Yale from Nairobi, Kenya. A prospective English major, Ivy helps to shape the discourse on African issues through writing in the Yale Daily News, and through managing the social media presence of the Yale African Students Association.

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@ivynyayieka — 697 followers, 5,671 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

Every time I come to @mkangwenyi 's blog and find new work I can't believe her mind:  https://notjustwiththelions.wordpress.com/ 

Sep 19, 2017

RT @CCK_61: Professors of English interpret my Kenyan accent as a hindrance. Then get shocked when they read my papers because they are "sophisticated"

Sep 19, 2017

RT @manwhohasitall: She's chosen handsome man but with glasses and 'lab'-type background to show that men can be both attractive & smar…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/910088385523535874 

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It is much easier for me to get more people reading my work now, and I have better control over how to publicize my work.

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