Join us Sunday evenings at 20.30 GMT for an hour of literature readings, discussions, and poetry and updates on literature-related events in Accra. Tune in to 97.3 MHz in Accra, or listen online at citifmonline.
Podcasts of previous programs can be downloaded here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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".
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.
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".
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.
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.
Osei Kwame Bentil, actor, director, writer; AmazingGrace Danso, writer, blogger, author of the books, Dear Lord, Love Efua and Bound by Kente.
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".
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.
Preview of Pa Gya! A literary festival in Accra.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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"
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.
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.
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.
Brenda Bakomara, W. K. Dziewornu-Norvor, Cygishmael Cherub, poets, writers, and performers in the programme, "Amale"; Papa Arkhurst, motivational communicator.
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.
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".
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.
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".
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.
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.
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".