Writers Project of Ghana

Opening Ceremony

5:30 PM - 7.10 PM, Friday 20th October. Opening ceremony for "Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra". Storytelling performance, readings and conversation between Ama Ata Aidoo and Kobena Eyi Acquah.


Story-telling with Kusum Agoromba

7:30 PM - 8.00 PM, Friday 20th October. Traditional Ghanaian story-telling session with Kusum Agoromba.


Panel - "Breaking the language barrier in African Literature"

10.10 PM - 11.05 PM, Saturday 21st October. Panel discussion on Breaking the language barrier in African Literature. With Banim Peprah, Peter Obeng Asamoa, E. Gyenny-Mensah, Sabata-mpho Mokae


Book Launch - "The Extinction of Menai"

11.10 AM - 12.45 PM, Saturday 21st October. Launch of the Ghanaian edition of Chuma Nwokolo's novel, The Extinction of Menai. Copies of the book will be on sale.


Panel Discussion on Literary Criticism

11:10 AM - 12:45 PM, Saturday 21st October. Panel Discussion on Literary Criticism with Dr Mawuli Adjei, Dr Adika , Dr Africanus Aveh.


Prize Launch - "The Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize"

1.50 PM - 2.15 PM, Saturday 21st October. Launch of "The Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize". This prize was established by the family of Abena Korantemaa, and is sponsored by MAKEDA PR and Sankofa Girl, an initiative of Nana Malone, a USA Today bestselling romance writer, and administered by the Writers Project of Ghana.


Reading with Sabata-mpho Mokae

2.20 PM - 3.10 PM, Saturday 21st October. Reading With Sabata-mpho Mokae.


Talk - "50-centuries of Black African Literature and its Future"

5.00 PM - 6.05 PM, Saturday 21st October. Talk by renowned academic, Chinweizu on "50-centuries of Black African Literature and its future - from the Pyramid Texts to Ayi Kwei Armah and beyond".


Reading and Discussion with Flash Fiction Ghana

5.00 PM - 6.05 PM, Saturday 21st October. Reading and discussions with contributors to Flash Fiction Ghana. Edem Dotse, Nana Adwoa Amponsah, Fui Can Tamakloe, Amma Konadu Anarfi, Adelaide Asiedu (Moderator).


Young Writers in Contemporary Fiction

6.10 PM - 7.25 PM, Saturday 21st October. Panel Discussion and Readings. Young Writers in Contemporary Fiction. With Amma Konadu, Maame Adjoa Safo, Naa Takia, Efo Dela, and Elikem Aflakpui.


Panel Discussion and Readings - Sex, Love and Non-traditonal relationships in Ghana

7.00 PM - 8.00 PM, Saturday 21st October. Panel Discussion and Readings on Sex, Love and Non-traditonal relationships in Ghana. With Sharlene Apples and Sakyiwaa Mensah. Moderated by Rita Nketiah.


Reading with Adewale Maja-Pearce

3.05 PM - 4.45 PM, Sunday 22nd October. Reading with Adewale Maja-Pearce.


Reading with Eghosa Imasuen

5.25 PM - 6.30 PM, Sunday 22nd October. Reading With Eghosa Imasuen.


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