Author of the Month: Edusei Derkyi


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Writers Project of Ghana returns from our annual break with our monthly public readings, which we organise in collaboration with our partners, Goethe-Institut Ghana. The series, now in its 10th year, provides an opportunity for writers to engage with an audience for an hour of interactive readings and discussions.

For the first event this year, we present Edusei Derkyi as our author for the month of March. He will read from his latest novel, Kwansema's Choice, which is a sequel to Aboakyer -- The Hunt of the Efutu People.

Edusei Derkyi is a retired bank executive and author of a series of historical novels, poems, and science adventure books for children. His books include Yaaba -- A Day in the Life of an African Girl Child, the series Adventures of Hurricane and Tornado and Ramblings of My Mind – An anthology of 45 Life Poems.

Edusei Derkyi is a music enthusiast and his writing usually includes songs to reflect the pivotal role music plays in the everyday life of the African. He is a past President of the Rotary Club of Accra-North and an elected Fellow of the Commonwealth Hall of the University of Ghana. He was Advisor on Africa to the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM), and chairman of the Constitution Review Committee of the Ghana Association of Writers (GAW) and a member of its Advisory Board.

Join us for the reading at the Goethe-Institut in Cantonments, Accra on Wednesday, 30th March 2022 at 7 PM. The event will be held in-person. It will also be streamed live on Instagram (@writersPG), Facebook and YouTube. Copies of the author's book will be available for sale.

You are welcome to join us for this reading and discussion via any of the means provided below. You are also welcome to attend in person.

Date: Wednesday, 30th March, 2022

Time: 7:00 PM - 8.00 PM

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Zoom: Meeting ID: 898 8347 1829 Passcode: 231607

Venue: Goethe-Institut, 30 Kakramadu Close, East Cantonments, Accra.