Writers Project of Ghana

Pagya! Fest - Schedule

Time Event Venue Guests/Remarks
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Publisher Interactions Foyer/Courtyard Publishers interaction with potential writers and book sellers
Workshop on Literary Criticism Room: München Dr Mawuli Adjei and Dr Adika
Creative Writing Workshop Room: Köln Niq Mhlongo, Nii Ayikwei Parkes
Workshop with Bloggers Room: Hamburg Kirsty Osei-Bempong, Esther Naa Dzamah Nesta Erskine Jojo, Nana Yaa Asante Waa (Blogging Ghana)
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Official Opening Courtyard Invited Guests
6:00 PM - 6:10 PM Performance: The Message Courtyard Karin & SPA
6:10 PM - 7:10 PM Reading/Poetry Courtyard Ama Ata Aidoo in Conversation with Kobena Eyi Acquah
7:10 PM - 7:25 PM Book Signing Courtyard
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Story Telling Courtyard Kusum Agoromba
9:00 AM - 10:05 AM Reading Berlin Dela Avemegah, Raymond Tuvi, Mensah Highlife
Reading Hamburg Eli Tetteh
10:10 AM - 11:05 AM Panel Discussion: Children and Young Adult Fiction Berlin Raymond Tuvi, Golden Baobab, Mary Ashun, Mensah Highlife
Panel Discussion: Blogging as a tool for literature and journalism München Kirsty Osei-Bempong, Nesta Erskine Jojo, Nana Yaa Asante Waa (Blogging Ghana)
Session on Translation: Breaking the French/English language barrier in African Literature Köln Banim Peprah, Peter Obeng Asamoa, E. Gyenny-Mensah
11:10 AM - 12:45 PM Book Launch, Reading, Signing Courtyard Chuma Nwokolo
12:50 PM - 1:55 PM Panel Discussion on Literary Criticism München Dr Adjei, Dr Adika, Dr Africanus Aveh
Panel Discussion: Ghost Writing Berlin Kwesi Amoak, Ebenezer Amankwah
Children's Workshop with Bernard Akoi Jackson and Elizabeth Johnson Courtyard With invited pupils from selected schools
Comics / Discussion Session: Graphic Novels and Comics in Ghana Terrace Comics Booth
1:50 PM - 2:15 PM Prize Launching Foyer Launch of the Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize
2:20 PM - 3:10 PM Reading München Sabata Mpho-Mokae
Reading Berlin Wayne Johnson
Reading Berlin Kofi Akpabli and Nana Awere Damoah
3:10 PM - 3:35 PM Launch of Book Drive Foyer TEN
3:20 PM - 4:30 PM Book Launch Courtyard H L Daniel
Haiku Session and Reading Hamburg Adjei Agyei-Baah, Celestine Nudanu
Panel Discussion/Seminar: New Publishing Trends and Opportunities Berlin D Akpabli, Eghosa Imasuen, Digibooks, Type
4:35 PM - 4:55 PM Call for Submissions: Writers Project 2018 Anthologies Foyer Writers Project of Ghana
5:00 PM - 6:05 PM Discussion: Leadership and Entreprenuership within the creative sector Hamburg Gideon Commey, Harry Dormeku, Nana Nyarko Boateng, Stephen Ofosu (Moderator)
Talk and Reading: Views on Contemporary African Literature Courtyard Chinweizu Ibekwe
Session on Flash Fiction Hamburg Adelaide Asiedu
6:10 PM - 7:25 PM Reading Courtyard Niq Mhlongo: Reading
Panel Discussion: Young Writers in Contemporary Fiction Berlin Amma Konadu, Maame Adjoa Safo, Naa Takia, Benjamin Sam
7;00 PM - 8:00 PM Reading and Discussion: Sex, Love and Non-traditonal relationships in Ghana München Sharlene Apples, Sakyiwaa Mensah, Rita Nketiah. Moderator: Nana Akosua Hanson
Reading Berlin Maame Adjoa Safo, Amma Konadu, Tryphena Yeboa, Nadia Kanyi, Nana Akyeampong, Fui Can Tamakloe, Rodney Assan, Nana Asantewa Darko, Benjamin Sam, Kenikodjo Padiki
8:05 PM - 9:00 PM Readings and Performance Courtyard Oswald Okaitei/ Nana Asaase / ZAAFI arts/