Writers Project of Ghana

2018 Podcasts

13th May, 2018

Jean-Philip Lawson, final year student at the Ghana Institute of Journalism, author of The Hard Decision; Oswald Okaitei, playwright and producer-director of "Dead Heat", a dramatised poem; Yibor Kojo Yibor and Sabuki Osabutey, talking about the poetry slam event "West Oakland vs West Africa"; by Skype from Kampala, Nancy Kili, lawyer, film-maker and writer, author The Adventures of Osuta , The Story of Letasi, and Failure is a Wizard ,

6th May, 2018

Nii Ayikwei Parkes, writer, editor, author of Tale of the Blue Bird, The Parade and Tales for Africa under the pen-name K.P. Kojo; Billie Mcternan, editor of Gyara magazine; Dodzi Aveh, poet and student of English Language and Theatre at the University of Ghana.

29th April, 2018

Mo Issa, entrepreneur and writer, author of The Shift and The Dense Mistiness of the Ordinary; Cygishmel Cherub, director of the play "The Barber and the Apprentice"; Kwame Owusu Afriyie Brenya a.k.a "Kwame Nwom", poet, student of statistics at the University of Ghana, Legon.

22nd April, 2018

Linda Kaoma, South African poet, writer, events manager; Effeh Nkrumah, a.k.a Benumah, interdisciplinary artist; Lovette Ania Listowell, student journalist, writer; by telephone, Oswald Okaitei talking about the "Ghana Reads Initiative".

15th April, 2018

Yibor Kojo Yibor a.k.a Sir Black, and Crystal Tettey, performace poets, talking about the event "S/HE"; Joanna Yevu, teacher and writer; on the line from London, Marcelle Mateki Akita, writer, co-founder of Afrikult.

1st April, 2018

Lauren Goodwin, spoken word and visual artist, contributing poet to the SaysHerInk project; Eric Kuma Badu, a.k.a Mamacita, spoken word poet.

18th March, 2018

Sandra Naana Akua Tawiah Mensah, student of Political Science and French at the University of Ghana; Leonora Adjin-Tetteh and Esther Davis Ashun, and members of cast of the theatre production, "In the Bag of a Woman"; also, playback of poetry readings by Dami Ajayi.

11th March, 2018

Patrick Rodney, fashion and documentary photographer and writer, Naa Takia, writer and digital marketer; Sylvanus Bedzrah, second deputy organising secretary of the Ghana Association of Writers, in the studio to talk about the GAW reading campaign; Nana Asaase, poet, by internet call from London.

4th March, 2018

Kwesi Amoak, writer, representing Documenta AV, producers of the radio play Independence; Nana Acheampong, Director of the Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing; Davis S. Y. Agbeve, retail banker, writer.

25th February, 2018

Rev. Suma Jehu Appiah, preacher, poet, playwright, author of the book Broken Teeth; Nana Yaa Asantewaa Asante-Darko, writer; Oswald Okaitei, creative entrepreneur and director of the upcoming theatre production by the PRESEC drama club.

18th February, 2018

Roberta Turkson, author and chef, writes under the pen name Roberta Ajjuah Fantini, author of the poetry collection Talking Robbish and the book The Children of Abuta Village; Carina Ray, associate professor of African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University, author of the book Crossing the Color Line -- Race, Sex, and the Contested Politics of Colonialism in Ghana.

11th February, 2018

Ama Dadson, founder and CEO of Akoo Books; Adelaide Asiedu, writer, editor at Flash Fiction Ghana, co-editor of the anthology, Kenkey for Ewes and Other Very Short Stories; Sabuki Osabutey, poet and spoken word artiste; Isaac Onyina, co-ordinator of the Back To School foundation.

4th February, 2018

Shakiru Akinyemi, entrepreneur, writer; Naa Kwaale Dove, writer, executive member of the Ghana Association of Writers, founder of SENDAC, lecturer at the Methodist University College.

28th January, 2018

Atsu Dogbey, writer, co-founder of "Let's All Write"; Nana Kofi Koranteng, also known as "Abibikasa", poet, digital marketer, copywriter; Emmanuel Akambo, spoken work poet. By Skype from London, Nana Darkoa Sakyiamah, talking about the Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize.

21st January, 2018

Ama Nuamah, sub-sea engineer and writer; Nana Kwame Obiri-Tete, poet. On the telephone line, Kofi Dzogbewu, talking about Writers Project of Ghana's "Writers Cafe".

14th January, 2018

Antonella Sinopoli, journalist and founder of the Afrowomen Poetry Project; Adjo Makafui, writing under the pen-name Yao Afra Yao, a recent graduate of the University of Ghana Law School, writer, poet, and part of the Afrowomen Poetry Project.

7th January, 2018

Nii Amartey Amarteifio, student at the Ghana school of law, poet; Amarkine Amarteifio, artist, writer; Jedidiah Ohenenoba Brobby, studying business and economics at Morgan International Community School; Ashley Turkson, first year student at the University of Cape Coast and author of the novel, Aseye's Journey.

1st January, 2018

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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