Naomi Ndumba Kimonye was born in Nyeri County in Kenya. She holds a degree in Education (Kiswahili and Religious Studies) and a Master of Arts in Kiswahili both from Kenyatta University. She has a rich experience in Kiswahili through research and teaching. She’s also waiting for her PhD enrollment in the same university later in the year. She is an upcoming writer and has published one novel titled ‘Mzigo’.She is currently working on other works to be published soon. She has a key interest in translation and creative writing.