Writers Project of Ghana

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Friday 19th October 2018 expand/collapse

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Friday
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM Writing and Rioting: Women's Use of the Pen Library Organisers: Afrikult. Facilitators: Marcelle Mateki Akita, Zaahida Nabagereka and Keren Lasme.
Workshop on Young Adult Fiction Room: Abansuro Facilitator: Mamle Kabu
Workshop on Short Fiction Room: Berlin Facilitators: Chuma Nwokolo and Billy Kahora
Workshop on Blogging Room: Köln Facilitator: Kirsty Osei-Bempong and Esther Naa Dzamah.
Poetry Workshop Room: Courtyard Facilitators: Efe Paul Azino and Nana Asaase
Workshop on Fiction Room: Hamburg Facilitators: Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Dzekashu McViban
Workshop: How to Unleash your Creative Mind in Writing München Facilitators: Mo Issa and Nesta Erskine
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Time with Publishers: Prospective authors meet with publishers Foyer
6:10 PM - 6:30 PM Opening Ceremony Courtyard Writers Project of Ghana and Goethe-Institut Ghana
6:40 PM - 8:00 PM Kofi Anyidoho and Nana Asaase: A Conversation, and A Performance. Courtyard Prof Kofi Anyidoho and Nana Asaase

Saturday 20th October 2018 expand/collapse

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Saturday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Time With Publishers Foyer
Comics Workshop Abansuro Squidmag
10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Panel Session: Memoirs, Autobiographies, and Biographies. Library Kwesi Amoak, Mo Issa, Ebenezer Amankwah
Panel session: Creative Writing Progams Room: München H L Daniel, Nana Achampong, Billy Kahora. Moderator: Nana Nyarko Boateng
Comics Workshop Abansuro Squidmag
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM Discussion: Perspectives on the publishing scene in West Africa Room: Berlin
Comics Workshop Abansuro Squidmag
Panel Session: Memory and History as writing genres Library Manu Herbstein, Ayesha Haruna Attah, Philomena Mintah
World Reader Room: Köln Keziah Agbenyegah
Presentation and listening session: "Audio Books in Perspective" Room: Hamburg Ama Dadson (Akoo Books)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Discussion: "Selling Books in the age of the App: Opportunities and Strategies" Room: Berlin
Talk and Discussion: "'Abandon Your African Languages in favour of World Languages' - Du Bois" Room: Köln Chinweizu
Panel: Discussion on Contemporary Children's Writing and Publishing in Ghana Room: München Aisha Nelson, Dela Avemaga, Raymond Tuvi, Sarah Odedina. Moderator: Deborah Ahenkorah
Panel Session: Literary Awards and Prizes Courtyard
1:40 PM - 2:40 PM Discussion: Translations and Literature in West Africa Room: München Cal Avono, Renaud Dossavi, Dzekashu McViban, Christine Adorkor
Comics and Animations: Contributions to African Literature Abansuro Squidmag
Reading and Launching: Of Women and Frogs Courtyard Bisi Adjapon. Moderator: Kinna Likimani
Selected readings from Children's Authors Room: Berlin Aisha Nelson, Dela Avemaga, Raymond Tuvi
2:50 PM - 3:50 PM Reading: The Hundred Wells of Salaga Courtyard Ayesha Harruna Attah
Panel Discussion: Libraries and their contribution to reading culture Inner Courtyard Sylvia Arthur, Samuel Nikoi
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Session: The Contribution of Literary Magazines in Expanding Reading Culture Courtyard Billy Kahora, Nana Ama Kyeremanteng, Billie Mcternan, Dzekashu MacViban
Discussion: Literature Across African Borders Room: Berlin Patron Henekou, Cal Avono, Renaud Dosavi, Chuma Nwokolo.
Poetry Readings Abansuro Efe Paul, Fred Agbogbli
Reading: Forest Girl Room: Hamburg Empi Baryeh
5:10 PM - 6:10 PM Panel Session: Writing Sex and Sexualities: An 'Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women' Conversation. Library Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Ayesha Harruna Attah, Nana Akosua Hanson, Boakyewaa Glover
Reading: Face Off With The International MP Courtyard Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng
Readings: Selections from Young Adult Literature Room: München Mary Ashun, Ruby Goka
Poetry Readings: Mixed Languages Abansuro Oswald Okaitei, Novisi Dzitrie, Charlotte Addison, Patron Henekou
6:20 PM - 7:30 PM Panel on Travel Writing Room: Hamburg MarLa Sink Druzgal, Pelu Awofeso, Kofi Akpabli.
Reading and Launch: Becoming Inner Courtyard K A Benneh
Book Club: Poetry Meets Pan-Africanism Room: Köln Afrikult.
Reading: The Shimmer in The Photo Album Room: Berlin Golda Addo
Reading with Nana Ekua Brew Hammond Room: München Nana Ekua Brew Hammond
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM Readings, Conversations and Performance Courtyard Agya Koo Nimo and John Collins. Moderator: Mamle Kabu

Sunday 21st October 2018 expand/collapse

Time Event Venue Guests/Remarks
Sunday
1.00 PM - 2:00 PM Book Launch and Reading: The Sea Has Drowned The Fish Library Moderator: Mamle Kabu
Comics Workshop Abansuro Squidmag
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM Discussion: "Revolutionary Characters In Non-Revolutionary Times" Room: Hamburg Gbontwi Anyetei
Comics Workshop Abansuro Squidmag
Women's Writing: Contemporary Opportunities and Challenges. Room: München Bisi Adjapon, Kinna Likimani, Anwuli Ojogwu
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM Book Launch and reading: Kenkey For Ewes Courtyard Dakpabli & Associates
4:20 PM - 5:20 PM Book launch and reading: Cocoa's Kisses Courtyard H L Daniel
Reading with Nii Ayikwei Parkes Library Moderator: Kobby Graham
Reading with Writivism Room: Hamburg Writivism
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Writivism Documentary Room: Hamburg Writivism
Reading with Billy Kahora Room: München Moderator: Chuma Nwokolo
6:40 PM - 7:40 PM Dramatic Readings: Plays by Mrs Akyeampong Inner Courtyard Moderator: Bernard Akoi-Jackson
Poetry Readings Room: Berlin Paul Pinnock, Fred Agbobli, Amarkine Amarteifo
7:40 PM - 8:45 PM Poetry Performance Courtyard
8:45 PM - 9.00 PM Closing Ceremony Courtyard Writers Project Ghana and Goethe-Institut Ghana

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