Poetry Time at Goethe Abansuro with Iquo DianaAbasi and Nana Akosua Serwaa Adu-Boateng

Poetry Time at Goethe-Abansuro will this August feature Nigerian poet Iquo DianaAbasi and Ghanaian poet Nana Akosua Serwaa Adu-Boateng.

Brought to you by the Goethe-Institut and Writers Project of Ghana, this edition of "Poetry Time at Goethe Abansuro" will take place on Wednesday, 11th August 2021 at 7 PM GMT at the Goethe-Institut in Accra.

You are welcome to attend the event in person. All covid-19 protocols will be observed. You may also join the event virtually by any of the means indicated below.

Iquo DianaAbasi is a creative writer, performer and social activist. She writes prose, poetry and scripts for radio and screen. Her writings explore societal issues, womanhood, the environment and the need to embrace our humanity as a precursor to healing. Iquo is the author of Èfó Rírò and Other Stories (2020). Her first collection of poetry, Symphony of Becoming, was shortlisted for the NLNG Nigeria prize for literature and the ANA Poetry Prize. It has also been shortlisted for the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature. Iquo's writing has appeared and are forthcoming in African Literature Today, Kalahari review, AfricaInWords, Saraba magazine, Ebedi Review, ANA Review, and Olisa.tv.

She is an alumnus of Fidelity Bank’s International Creative Writing Workshop and the Ebedi International Writers Residency. Iquo has just completed work on a novel and a second volume of poetry. She resides in Lagos and edits a speculative fiction magazine, omenana.com.

Nana Akosua Serwaa Adu-Boateng a.k.a NASAB is a Pastor, a poet and an author. Her first book Love, NASAB, is a collection of poetry dealing with love, life, heartbreak, pain, abuse, death, faith and mental health. Nana Serwaa is a singer, a blogger, a content creator and a Mental Health Advocate. She is also a TV and Radio show panelist whose focus is on women and gender issues.

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

Date: Wednesday, 11th August, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM - 8.00 PM

Online: IG (@writersPG) / FB (Writers Project of Ghana) / Youtube (@WPGTV)

Zoom: Meeting ID: 839 2744 4989 Passcode: 339444

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

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