Joseph Bokea was born on 3rd September 2001 in Nairobi. When he was eight years old, his family moved to Bangkok, Thailand. Two years later, his family returned to Nairobi. Currently Joseph is a student at the Aga Khan Academy in Nairobi.
Joseph is probably Kenya’s youngest author launched his first fantasy novel Magic at the Goethe-Institut on 18th July 2015. Magic is only the first of a whole book series that the 13 year old Joseph Bokea intends to write. Currently he is working on the second book. The first one was published by the Kenyan publisher Storymoja.