Wakanyi Hoffman was born in Kenya and recalls visiting her grandmother's home, with snow-capped Mount Kenya in the background, and listening to stories that not only entertained but told her about the world. Wakanyi is a storyteller, author, journalist and keeper of indigenous wisdom. She is the author of many online stories and of The Twelve Days of Christmas Safari, published by the African Folktales Project. Wakanyi has lived in many countries and calls herself a 'multicultural nomad'. She lives in the Netherlands.