Writers Project of Ghana

Pa Gya! A literary Festival in Accra

Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe-Institut are organising a 3 day Literary Festival from 20th - 22nd of October. Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra will be held on the premesis of the Goethe Institute and will feature readings, workshops, performances, panel sessions and book launches.


Creative Writing Workshop at Pa Gya!

As part of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra, there will be a workshop for writers of fiction -- short and long. This will be facilitated by acclaimed authors Nii Ayikwei Parkes (Ghana) and Niq Mhlongo (South Africa). The workshop is designed to help writers develop their skill in writing and will seek to help improve the quality of story-telling. It is scheduled for Friday, 20th October 2017 from 12.00 noon till 4.00 PM. Applications for participation are open until Monday, 15th October, 2017.

To request participation in the workshop, send an e-mail with subject "Creative Writing Workshop" to pagyafest2017@gmail.com.


Literary Criticism Workshop at Pa Gya!

As part of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra, there will be a workshop for journalists and writers interested in literary criticism. This will be facilitated by Dr. Adjei and Dr. Adika of the Department of English, University of Ghana. The workshop is designed to help writers develop capacity in critical analysis of books and to write relevant articles critiquing published works. It is scheduled for Friday, 20th October 2017 from 12.00 noon till 4.00 PM. Applications for participation are open until Monday, 15th October, 2017.

To request participation in the workshop, send an e-mail with subject "Criticism Workshop" to pagyafest2017@gmail.com.


Blogging Workshop at Pa Gya!

As part of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra, a workshop for bloggers will be facilitated by seasoned bloggers from Blogging Ghana. The workshop is designed for bloggers who are dedicated to their blogs and want to grow them. The workshop is scheduled for Friday, 20th October 2017 from 12.00 noon till 4.00 PM. Applications for participation are open until Monday, 15th October, 2017. The workshop will be held on the premises of the Goethe Institute.

To request participation in the workshop, send an e-mail with subject "Blogging Workshop" to pagyafest2017@gmail.com.


Author for September -- Ladé Wosornu

In our final public reading in the 2017 series, Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute, Accra proudly present for the month of September, a reading with surgeon and poet, Professor Ladé Wosornu.

The reading will take place from 7.00 PM at the Goethe Institute, Accra, on Wednesday, 27th September, 2017.

In the third week of October, we will bring to you a three-day literary festival. Do keep an eye out for more information on that.


Reading for August -- Justice V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe and Kwesi Amoak

Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute, Accra proudly present for the month of August, a reading from The Unfinished Journey -- Biography of V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe, with the author, Kwesi Amoak and Justice Prof. V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe, FGA.

The reading will take place from 7.00 PM at the Goethe Institute, Accra, on Wednesday, 30th August, 2017.


Special Reading With Jide Adebayo-Begun at the 15th Ghana International Book Fair

As part of the 15th Ghana International Book Fair, Writers Project of Ghana on behalf of the Ghana Book Publishers Association proudly invites you to a public reading and interaction session with Nigerian author, Olujide Adebayo-Begun. The event will take place at the Accra International Conference Centre, Accra on Saturday, 26th August 2017, from 10.00 AM.


Author for July -- Nana Ofosuaa Ofori-Atta Ayim

Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute, Accra proudly present Nana Ofosuaa Ofori-Atta Ayim as the author for the month of July. As usual, the reading event will take place at the Goethe Institute, Cantonments, Accra. The date is Wednesday, July 26th 2017, from 7.00 PM.


Special Reading With Trevor Getz

In our third special reading for the year, Writers Project of Ghana is collaborating with Blaxtarlines and the Museum of Science and Technology in Accra to present a reading with Trevor Getz, professor of history and author of the graphic novel, "Abina and The Important Men". The event will take place at the Museum of Science and Technology, Adabraka, Accra on Wednesday, July 12th 2017, from 7.00 PM.


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