Public Reading With Nana MaloneWriters Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute are happy to invite you to our regular monthly reading series at the Goethe Institute in Accra.
This month, we present best-selling pop fiction and romantic comedy writer, Nana Malone, who will be reading from a selection of her works.More...
Public Reading With Ivor Agyeman-Duah
Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute proudly presents Ivor Agyeman-Duah as the writer for the month of June. This month's event precedes the launch of the book, Crucible of the Ages: Essays in Honour of Wole Soyinka at 80, edited by Ivor Agyeman-Duah and Ogochukwu Promise. This book will be launched in July by the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.
An essayist and literary historian, Ivor Agyeman-Duah has to his credit several books, amongst which is the biography of John Agyekum Kufuor, president of Ghana (2000 - 2008), Between Faith and History: A Biography of J.A. Kufuor More...
Public Reading With Elizabeth-Irene Baitie
Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute proudly presents multiple award winning writer Elizabeth-Irene Baitie at our monthly reading series.
Elizabeth-Irene Baitie is a Clinical Biochemist and runs a medical laboratory practice in Adabraka, Accra. A past student of Achimota School, Elizabeth-Irene also studied Biochemistry with Chemistry at the University of Ghana, Legon, and has a postgraduate degree in Clinical Biochemistry from the University of SurreyMore...
Public Reading With Ama Ata Aidoo
The Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute proudly present as guest writer for April, distinguished Ghanaian writer, academic and activist, Professor Ama Ata Aidoo.
Ama Ata Aidoo has had a long and distinguished writing career, with an output spanning drama, fiction, poetry, and essays. Her first play, The Dilemma of a Ghost, was published by Longman in 1965 and was followed by several books. Her works have won numerous awards, amongst the most prominent of which is the novel Changes, which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book (Africa) in 1992.More...
Special Public Reading With Chuma NwokoloWriters Project of Ghana proudly presents a special public reading with Nigerian writer, attorney and publisher, Chuma Nwokolo.
Chuma Nwokolo is the publisher of African Writing magazine and the author of the novel, Diaries of a Dead African, the novelised anthologies, African Tales at Jailpoint, One More Tale for the Road, and most recently, a collection of short stories, The Ghost of Sani Abacha.His most recent work, How to Spell Naija in a Hundred Short Stories was published by Gwandustan! in 2013. More...
Programmes for 2014As announced, a number of our programmes took a break in November 2013, and will return later this year. The schedules are as follows:
Ghana Voices Series: This long-running public reading series enters its fifth year in 2014. It is organised in collaboration with the Goethe Institute in Accra and is, to the best of our knowledge, the longest running and consistent public reading series in Accra. We return on the last Wednesday in March with writer Empi Baryeh, author of the book, Chancing Faith.
Book Club: The WPG Book and Discussion Club meets again in February. The first book to be discussed is The Woman In White by Wilkie Collins . Discussions on the book are already on-going on twitter. Follow the tag #wpghbookclub. To join the club, please send an e-mail to the co-ordinator: freduaagyeman(at)yahoo.com.
Writers Project on Citi: The weekly radio programme did not go on a break. Join us this and every Sunday at 20.30 h GMT for an hour of literature readings, discussions, and poetry. We also give updates on literature-related events in Accra. Tune in to 97.3 MHz in Accra, or listen online at citifmonline.