Alfred Nyagaka Nyamwange was born in Kisii County. He studied at Mokorogoinwa primary school, Kiomiti and Nyamagwa Mixed secondary schools, Kisii High school before joining the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University. He is a teacher by profession and he is currently pursuing a PhD in Literature. He promotes language, literature and culture-related aspects as depicted in his works. These include the novels, The
Broken Column, The Blood Stains, an anthology of short stories, The Woman Called Angel and the children’s story, The Smell Of New Shoes. He has also contributed to various poetry anthologies such as Kistretch 7th Edition, Shackles Of Pain, including chapters and articles to renowned books and journals.