Writers Project of Ghana

Author for March -- Dami Ajayi

Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute resume our reading series after a four-month break. We proudly present Nigerian author Dr Dami Ajayi as our author for the month of March 2018.

Dami Ajayi is a poet, short story writer, essayist, and medical doctor. He is currently the Senior Registrar of Psychiatry at Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba.

Dami Ajayi's writing has appeared in various print and online anthologies and journals such as Kalahari Review, Afreada, Jalada Africa, Gambit: Newer African Writing and ITCH Magazine. His poetry has also featured on BBC Radio 4, Prosopisia, World Poetry Book, Badilisha Poetry X-Change, Enkare Magazine and elsewhere.

His non-fiction has been published in the Guardian UK, Chimurenga Chronic, Die Zeit, Wawa Review of Books, OlisaTV, and Bakwa Magazine.

Dami Ajayi is the author of two collections of poetry, Clinical Blues (2014) and A Woman’s Body is a Country (2017). His debut book was the runner up for the ANA Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize. His second book, A Woman’s Body is a Country, was selected by Quartz Africa as one of the best books of 2017.

Dami Ajayi is also co-founder of Saraba Magazine.

Join us for an interesting reading and discussion session with Dr Ajayi.

Date: Wednesday, 28th March, 2018

Time: 7.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Admittance is Free.

Venue: Goethe Institute, 30 Kakramadu Close, East Cantonments, Accra.


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