Writers Project of Ghana

2017 Podcasts


17th December, 2017

Korkor Adwoa, kids events co-ordinator and storytellor; with Cecil Jones Abban, animator and director of "Parables Time With Ananse"; Daniel Kojo Appiah a.k.a Ozion, I.T. professional, author of the poetry collection Seemingly Untitled; Oswald Okaitei, director, and members of cast of "In Man's Libido".

10th December, 2017

Dodzi Aveh, student of English language and theatre student, poet; Sylvia Arthur, founder of Libreria; Nana Kofi Koranteng, a.k.a abibikasa, digital marketer and a poet; Dr Adika and colleagues from the English Department, University of Ghana, Legon.

3rd December, 2017

Joanna Amiteye, teacher, poet; Adwoa Bonney-Graves, counsellor and writer, author of the poetry collection, Surreptitious Voice; Kwabena Nyameba Bediako, entreprenuer, poet; Ewuradwoa Neence, natural hair advocate and event planner, with Kona Asiedu talking about the "Black Century" programme; Martinson Asafoah-Chemel, Amishaddai Ofori, Judah Armah, members of the group "Poetry TINS".

26th November, 2017

Osei Kwame Bentil, actor, director, writer; Adrian Amaning a.k.a Slim 1, poet, writer, theatre director, member of Rainmakers Poetry Group; Kwasi Anim-Addo, lawyer at Sterling partnership, writer and author of the novel An African Story of Our Time.

19th November, 2017

Golda Addo, political and social activist, author of the book, The Shimmer in the Photo Album; Ato Kwamena Boxer, poet; Samuel Alomenu, works with programmes team of World Reader.

12th November, 2017

Osei Kwame Bentil, actor, director, writer; AmazingGrace Danso, writer, blogger, author of the books, Dear Lord, Love Efua and Bound by Kente.

5th November, 2017

Papa Yaw Asare, writer and blogger; Oswald Okaitei, poet, talking about the 4th Ghana Poetry Festival; Nii Ayi Solomon, poet, playwright, author of "The Barber and The Apprentice", Cygishmel the Cherub, director, "The Barber and The Apprentice".

29th October, 2017

Dr Christine Lokko, writes under the name CNN Lokko, author of the Trinity Series and Adventures of Elizabeth sam; Dr Kezia Dzifa Awadzi, author of African Girl -- The Awakening, The Love Ultimatum, co-wrote Changes with Christine Lokko. Christine and Kezia both write and produce the radio drama, "Yankee Wahala" in the United States of America; Nana Asaase, poet, performance poet; Bernard Akoi-Jackson, Festival Manager for "Pa Gya! A literary festival in Accra"; by telephone, Zizi Ziarly of Rainmakers Poetry Group.

15th October, 2017

Preview of Pa Gya! A literary festival in Accra.

8th October, 2017

Kobena Eyi Acquah, lawyer, poet, past president of the Ghana Association of Writers, author of the collections The Man Who Died, No Time for A Masterpiece, Music for A Dream Dance; Eli Tetteh, lecturer at Asheshi University, essayist, poet.

1st October, 2017

Bernard Akoi Jackson, Festival Manager for Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra; Kafui Wisdom Honu, Country Director for IDEA Africa; Esther Osei-Tutu, volunteer with IDEA Africa.

24th September, 2017

Dede Ofei and Gloria Agbemabiesse, co-authors of Oboadie the Magnificent King; Elikplim Segbornya, teacher and writer; Bianca Ama Manu, curator for exhibitions and events at Nubuke Foundation; on the telephone line, Lily Mintah of SHARE Foundation.

17th September, 2017

Dr Gheysika Agambila, Vice President, Ghana Association of Writers; Delali Avemega, author of children's books; Setor Fiadzigbey, illustrator, founder of BZL studios; Tony Afuti, blogger, writer.

10th September, 2017

Kobina Ansah, C.E.O. of Scribe Productions, author and director of the play, Tribeless; Rodney Assan, law student, writer; Fui Can-Tamakloe, student and writer; Rodney and Fui are co-authors of the anthology, Made in Ghana; by Skype from Kampala, Roland Byagaba, Operations Director of the Writivism Festival; by telephone, Yibor Kojo Yibor talking about the Ehalakasa Slam 2017.

3rd September, 2017

Mariam Abdullah Larry, businesswoman and writer; Antiok, spoken word artiste, accompanied by Yogendra, a musician; Joanna Yevu, teacher and writer, author of the book, "When The Sun Sets".

27th August, 2017

Olujide Adebayo-Begun, Nigerian poet, fiction and screenplay writer, in Accra for reading at the Ghana International Book Fair 2017; Nana Akua Frimpomaa Amofa, blogger and creative writer.

20th August, 2017

Dr. Matthew Karikari-Ababio, consultant and writer, critical social scientist, researcher, development theorist; Kennedy Nyadzie, head of marketing, Hetura books; Elizabeth Patterson, founder and executive director, Girls Education Initiative of Ghana; Festus Dzogbewu, organiser, Nkabom festival; on the line from Randers, Denmark, Kristoffer Bressum and Camilla Olesen, speaking about the Poetic Empowerment project; by telephone, Mr Elliot Agyare, president of the Ghana Book Publishers Association, talking about the 15th Ghana International Book Fair.

13th August, 2017

Nana Nyarko Boateng, writer and editor, Gird Center; Nana Yaa Agyapong, poet and writer for 360Ghonline; Oluwaseun Layade, writer and facilitator at Gird Writing Camp 2017; by Skype from Monrovia, Othniel Forte.

6th August, 2017

Anthony Fui Can-Tamakloe, student at the Ghana Institute of Professional Studies, writer; Adeliade Asiedu, editor for the anthology, "Kenkey for Ewes And Other Very Short Stories"; Kwadwo Opuni, Development Planner, poet; Emily Williamson, architect, PhD student in anthropology, author of "Gizo-Gizo, A tale from the Zongo Lagoon"; John Schaidler, freelance writer and editor.

30th July, 2017

Kwasi Ohene Ayeh (a.k.a. IUB), co-curator of the exhibition "Orderly Disorderly"; Edwin Otta, poet, CEO/founder of Indelibl; Gamel Apalayine, production assistant with Global Arts and Development Centre, producers of the play, "I told you so"; Stacey Can-Tamakloe, Prince Agamah, Kwesi Ohene-Gyan, members of cast of the play.

23rd July, 2017

Nana Ofosuaa Ofori-Atta Ayim, writer, film-maker, art historian and author for the month of July; Kwabena Nyameba Bediako, author and entrepreneur; Samuel Kojo Frempong, writer and musician.

16th July, 2017

Amos Agyei Sarpong (Sarpong Kumankuma), student, won first prize in the maiden edition of the Kofi Awoonor Poetry Prize); Halfrican Prince, performance poet; Nancy Henaku, writer.

9th July, 2017

Gabriel Wright, novelist, author of the book, "The Lost Stool"; Paul Baffoe-Bonney, student of pharmacy at KNUST, writes for Two Ewe Boys; Vanessa Antwi, writer, student of communication studies at the Central University College; Sena Kojokuma, copywriter and photographer; Efe Franca Plange, blogger at Sankofa Review, with Elikem Aflakpui to talk about "Write Right"; on the telephone from Cape Coast, Trevor Getz, author of "Abina and the Important Men".

2nd July, 2017

Bernard Akoi-Jackson and Selassie Sosu, talking about the exhibition "Orderly Disorderly"; Wisdom Kpodo, poet; Cygishmel Cherub and Sakaa Adjei-Anim from "Village Minds" talking about the "Accra Theatre Viewing"; playback of interviews with Mathilda Edwards, secretary to the Miles Morland Foundation and Lizzy Attree, director of the Caine Prize.

25th June, 2017

Raymond Tuvi, writer and journalist, author of the children's books, "Ananse Goes to Britain" and "The Prisoner of Korle Won-Ko"; Dr Nana Oppong, president of the Distinguished Scholars of Africa, author of the book, "iLegal"; Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, communications professional, entrepreneur, and WPG reader for the month at the Goethe Institute.

18th June, 2017

Sarabelle Toseafa, medical student and a writer; Nick Mulgrew, South African writer, editor, poet, critic, author of "the myth of this is that we're all in this together" and "Stations", by Skype from Cape Town, South Africa.

11th June, 2017

Dannabang Kuwabong, professor of Caribbean literature, University of Puerto Rico, poet and writer; Amba Mpoke-Bigg, communications specialist, journalist, blogger; Ziarly, member of Rainmaker's Poetry Group, poet.

4th June, 2017

Donn Dogbey, teacher, writer, MC; Elikplim Akorli, poet, author of the poetry collection, "A Heart's Quest"; Stevie Nii Adu-Mensah, author of the children's book, "It's Cold O"; Jesse Jojo Johnson, via Skype from Tema.

28th May, 2017

Aisha Nelson, teacher of English Language and Literature at Alpha Beta Christian College, writer; Kwaku Dade, assistant programmes manager at Mbaasem, director of Nosku publishing, and a writer.

21st May, 2017

Nimatu Adbul Samadi -- writer; Stella Bruce, works in marketing research, writes as a hobby; Nathaniel Crabbe, journalist, press agent for Crabitta Media Consult; H L Daniel, author, playwright and poet, founder and executive director of the Creative Writers Academy; Francis Gbormittah, head of academic affairs, Creative Writing Academy; on the telephone, Yibor Kojo Yibor to talk about the Ehalakasa Talk Party and the Framewalk.

14th May, 2017

Carl Yao Agbenyega, recently graduated from Ashesi University, design-making co-ordinator of Ashesi Design Lab; Vanessa Amoako, faculty intern at Ashesi University, voice-over artist, writer; Rita Richardson, director of the play, "Through A Film Darkly".

7th May, 2017

Charlotte Fafa MacAuley, studying marketing at the University of Ghana Business School, freelance writer; Moshood Balogun, national service personnel; Rob Lucas Taylor, on the line from Vancouver, Canada, author of the poetry books "The News", and "The Other Side", and also co-founder of the online magazine "One Ghana, One Voice"

30th April, 2017

Gheysika Agambila, vice president of the Ghana Association of Writers, writer, and policy consultant; Eunice Obeng-Agyei Amoabea, intern at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation; Komi Norbert Goodsman, student of journalism; Samuel Kojo Frimpong, teacher and a writer.

23rd April, 2017

Genevieve Delali Antonio, Masters student in theology, and a writer; Isaac Kofi Arthur, writer, actor, model; Nana Yaa Yeboa, professional nurse, storyteller, author of the book, "Lamentations by the Banks of The Volta"; on the line from London, Michael Stark, founder and chief officer and trustee of Educators International network.

16th April, 2017

Kofi Boateng, student, Ghana Institute of Journalism; Halfrican Prince, poet and theatre director, along with co-performer 'X-ray', a musician; Victor Kyerematen, communications director of Golden Baobab.

2nd April, 2017

Brenda Bakomara, W. K. Dziewornu-Norvor, Cygishmael Cherub, poets, writers, and performers in the programme, "Amale"; Papa Arkhurst, motivational communicator.

26th March, 2017

Gbontwi Anyetei, writer, film maker, author of the book "What Do You Call It", and organiser of the "The Accra Writing Experiment"; Yaw Antwi and Samuel Agyeman-Prempeh, co-authors of "Hello Intern" and founders of 'Role Model Africa'; on the telephone, Dr Mary Ashun talking about the reading of 29th March 2017.

19th March, 2017

Elizabeth-Irene Baitie, clinical biochemist, author of the books "Twelfth Heart", "Dorm Challenge", "Rattling in the Grass"; Atsu Dogbey, a writer; Oswald Okaitei, director of the play "The Akans"; H. L. Daniel, author, plawright, author of "The Akans".

12th March, 2017

Dr Mary Asabea Eshun, author of memoir, "Tuesday's Child"; Vangile Gantsho on the line from Pretoria, South Africa; Amishaddai Ofori, Martinson Asafoah Cameel, Judah Nii Attoh Armah from "Poetry Tins"; Nii Ayi Kwei Parkes on the telephone.

5th March, 2017

Benjamin Obu-Simpson, teacher and writer; Nana Ama Kyerematen, founder and managing editor of Afridiaspora.com; Nana Yaa Asente-Darko, student, writer and contributor to the anthology, "Obibinii Te Ase".

26th February, 2017

Andy Aryeetey, writer; Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, a writer; Yvette Tetteh, winner of the 2016 Kofi Addo prize for Creative non-fiction; Daniel Kwame, a poet.

19th February, 2017

Nana Awere Damoah, Engineer and author or the new book, "Nsempiisms"; Yaba Armah, writer and story-teller, speaking about her story-telling event "Stolen Compositions"; Eugene Evans Arthur, voice-over artiste and poet; Maviel Benni and Dennis Dela Tsagli, students from the Univeristy of Ghana Medical school.

5th February, 2017

Kofi Apprey, a teacher and writer; Richard Botchwey, writer and activist; Jeremiah Sekyi; Yibor Kojo Yibor, General Ntatia, Dr So, who are members of cast for the production of Franz Kafka's "The Trial".


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