Author for June -- Dannabang Kuwabong

Author for June -- Dannabang Kuwabong

Writers Project of Ghana and Goethe-Institut Ghana present writer, poet and professor of Carribean Literature and Culture, Dannabang Kuwabong as the author for the month of June, 2018. Dannabang Kuwabong is a Ghanaian-Canadian writer and professor at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. He is the author of several collections of poetry.

Dannabang is author of the collections of poetry Visions of Venom (Woeli Publishers, 1995), Echoes from Dusty Rivers (Capricornus Enterprises, 1999), Caribbean Blues & Loves Genealogy (TSAR Publications, 2008), Voices from Kibuli Country (TSAR Publications, 2013), and a collection of folktales, Naa Konga and other Dagaaba Folktales (Woeli Publishing Services, 1992).

He has taught in several institutions of higher learning, including Rivers State College of Education, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria, University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria, University of Ghana and McMaster University, Canada. He is also widely published in academic journals and has contributed numerous essays in books, and is on the editorial boards of various journals.

Dr. Kuwabong obtained a B.A. (Hons) degree in English from the University of Ghana, Legon, a Magisteriate in Environmental Studies (MES) in Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada, a Master of Letters (MLITT) in Modern Poetry in English, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK and obtained his doctoral degree in English, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

Join us for an exciting evening of readings. Books will be on sale at the WPG book stand.

Date: Wednesday, 27th June, 2018

Time: 7.00 PM - 8.30 PM

Admittance is Free.

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