Transatlantic Relatives: Third Inspiration Session

The Inspiration Sessions under the Transatlantic Relatives project are back with more content after two months of exciting literary festivals in Accra and Willemstad.

Writers Project of Ghana and Wintertuin Curaçao invite you to join us for the third inspiration session via Zoom this Saturday, 25th November 2023 at 7.00 PM GMT.

This session will feature the four exchange delegates from Ghana and Curaçao, sharing their experince of Wintertuin Curaçao and Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra.

Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra...

Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra opens at the Goethe-Institut this Friday, 13th October, 2023.

The festival with start with workshop sessions from 12.20 PM, at the Goethe-Institut, Foundation for Contempoary Art - Ghana, and the British Council in Accra. These workshops are open to registered participants only.

The official opening of the festival will take place at 5.30 PM, at the Goethe-Institut.

All events at the festival are free to attend.

Welcoming more than one hundred writers, pubishers, academics, performers from across the world, this seventh edition this year's edition promises a full range of activities which will meet the interest of every lover of literature.

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Workshops at Pa Gya! (2023)

We are happy to announce the opening of applications to the workshops at the 2023 edition of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra. The workshops sessions are slated for 13th and 14th October. Click on the link for details of the workshops and how to sign up for them. On account of the limited spaces available, sign-up is required for the workshops. This list will be updated.

Writers Project of Ghana and Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra wish to acknowledge our partners, Goethe-Institut Ghana and the Foundation For Contemporary-Art Ghana, and acknowledge the sponsorship and support of Goethe-Institut Ghana, the Embassy of the Netherlands in Ghana, the EU Delegation to Ghana, the British Council, Wintertuin Curaçao Festival, the Icelandic Literature Center, Hay Festival/Lviv Bookforum Series, Dakpabli and Associates, the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA), and others

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Deadline Extended: Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize...

Writers Project of Ghana announces the opening of submissions for the 2023 Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize, an annual prize for Oral History narrated by a woman who is 65 years or older. The Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize was established in honour of Abena Korantemaa by her family, and is sponsored by MAKEDA PR with media support from Joy News. On request, the deadline has been extended and submissions are being accepted from now until Tuesday 19th September, 2023. The prizes will be awarded during the 2023 edition of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra in October.

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