Writers Project of Ghana

Schedule Please note that times and events might change.

Time Event Venue Guests/Remarks
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Publisher Interactions Foyer/Courtyard Publishers interaction with potential writers and book sellers
Workshop on Literary Criticism Room: München Dr Mawuli Adjei and Dr Adika
Creative Writing Workshop Room: Köln Niq Mhlongo, Nii Ayikwei Parkes
Workshop with Bloggers Room: Hamburg Kirsty Osei-Bempong, Nesta Erskine Jojo (Blogging Ghana)
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Official Opening Courtyard Invited Guests, General Public
6:00 PM - 6:10 PM Performance: The Message Courtyard Karim & SPA
6:10 PM - 7:10 PM Reading/Poetry Courtyard Kobena Eyi Acquah in Conversation with Ama Ata Aidoo
7:10 PM - 7:25 PM Book Signing Courtyard
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Story Telling Courtyard Kusum Agoromba
Time Event Venue Guests/Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:05 AM Reading Room: Berlin Delali Avemega, Raymond Tuvi, Mensah Highlife
10:10 AM - 11:05 AM Panel Discussion: Children and Young Adult Fiction Room: Berlin Raymond Tuvi, Golden Baobab, Mary Ashun, Delali Avemega
Panel Discussion: Blogging as a tool for literature and journalism Room: München Kirsty Osei-Bempong , Nesta Erskine Jojo
Panel on Translations: Breaking the language barrier in African Literature. Room: Köln Banim Peprah, Peter Obeng Asamoa, E. Gyenny-Mensah, Sabata-mpho Mokae
11:10 AM - 12:45 PM Book Launch, Reading, Signing: The Extinction of Menai Courtyard Chuma Nwokolo
12:50 PM - 1:55 PM Panel Discussion on Literary Criticism Room: München Dr Mawuli Adjei, Dr Adika , Dr Africanus Aveh
Panel Discussion: Ghost Writing Room: Berlin Kwesi Amoak, Ebenezer Amankwah
Children's Workshop with invited pupils from selected schools Courtyard Bernard Akoi Jackson, Elizabeth Johnson
Comics / Discussion Session: Graphic Novels and Comics in Ghana Terrace Comics Booth
1:50 PM - 2:15 PM Prize Launching Foyer Launch of the Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize
2:20 PM - 3:10 PM Reading Room: München Sabata-mpho Mokae
Reading Room: Berlin Mary Ashun
Reading Room: Köln Kofi Akpabli and Nana Awere Damoah
3:10 PM - 3:35 PM Launch of Book Drive Foyer TEN
3:20 PM - 4:30 PM Book Launch: Kofi: Growing Pains Courtyard H. L. Daniel
Reading Room: Berlin Wayne Johnston
Panel Discussion/Seminar: New Publishing Trends and Opportunities Room: Köln DAkpabli, Eghosa Imasuen, Type
5:00 PM - 6:05 PM Discussion: Leadership and Entreprenuership within the creative sector Room: Hamburg Gideon Commey, Harry Dzomeku, Nana Nyarko Boateng, Stephen Ofosu (Moderator)
Talk: 50-centuries of Black African Literature and its future: from the Pyramid Texts to Ayi Kwei Armah and beyond. Courtyard Chinweizu
Session on Flash Fiction: Readings and Discussions Room: Hamburg Edem Dotse, Nana Adwoa Amponsah, Fui Can Tamakloe, Amma Konadu Anarfi, Adelaide Asiedu (Moderator)
6:10 PM - 7:25 PM Reading Courtyard Niq Mhlongo
Panel Discussion: Young Writers in Contemporary Fiction Room: Berlin Amma Konadu, Maame Adwoa Marfo, Naa Takia, Benjamin Sam
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Panel Discussion and Reading: Sex, Love and Non-traditonal relationships in Ghana Room: München Sharlene Apples, Sakyiwaa Mensah. Moderator: Rita Nketiah.
Reading with young contemporary writers Room: Berlin Maame Adwoa Marfo, Amma Konadu Anarfi, Tryphena Yeboah, Nadya Kanyi, Fui Can-Tamakloe, Rodney Assan
Reading Room: Hamburg Eli Tetteh
8:05 PM - 9:00 PM Readings and Performance Courtyard Oswald Okaitei, Nana Asaase, ZAAFI arts, others
Time Event Venue Guests/Remarks
2:00 PM - 3.00 PM Discussion: Identity, purpose and goals - "What's our job as creatives and who sent us?" Room: Köln Alex Eyram Humphrey, Jennifer Agyeman, Portia Opare Dede (Moderator)
Poetry readings Terrace Various
Haiku and Afriku: Readings and Discussions Room: Berlin Celestine Nudanu, Adjei Agyei-Baah Kwaku Feni Adow
3:05 PM - 4:25 PM Reading Courtyard Adewale Maja Pearce
4:30 PM - 5:25 PM Performance Courtyard Elisabeth Sutherland
Poetry Readings Room: Berlin Various
5:25 PM - 6:30 PM Reading Courtyard Eghosa Imasuen
Poetry Readings Room: Berlin Various
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM Story telling Inner Courtyard Bernard Akoi-Jackson in Conversation with Agyeman Ossei
7:15 PM - 7:45 PM Closing Ceremony Inner Courtyard
7:45 PM - 9:00 PM Poetry Performance Courtyard Various

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