Writers Project of Ghana

Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra.
19th to 21st October, 2018

Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra is a literary arts festival put together by the Writers Project of Ghana and Goethe-Institut Ghana. The festival was created with the purpose of bringing together writers and lovers of literature to enjoy readings, create networks, and foster friendships and collaborations between writers and the public.

The festival will bring together writers and publishers from across the continent and beyond, and through various activities such as workshops, readings, panel discussions, talks and publisher interactions, the festival will ignite passion in the literary arts in Ghana.

The name of the festival Pa Gya, means "to ignite (as of a flint)", and depending on pronounciation, also means "lift up".