Writers Project of Ghana

Special Reading with Carina Ray

Writers Project of Ghana welcomes you to an interaction with Carina Ray, associate professor of African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University and author of the book, Crossing the Color Line -- Race, Sex, and the Contested Politics of Colonialism in Ghana.

The event will take place from 6.30 PM at the Writers Project of Ghana office, Haatso, Accra, on Friday, 23rd February, 2018.


Interaction with Chinweizu

Writers Project of Ghana resumes programming in 2018 with an interaction with Nigerian historian and author, Chinweizu. The venue of the interaction is the Writers Project of Ghana office, Haatso, Accra, on Saturday, 10th February, 2018, and the time is 4.30 PM.


Submissions for Online Publication

Writers Project of Ghana is receiving submissions and welcomes contributions for publication on our website. Eligible contributions include short stories, creative nonfiction, poetry, and information about literary prizes and other opportunities for writers. Pertinent reviews and interviews will also be considered.


Submissions for the Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize

The Writers Project of Ghana, MAKEDA PR, and Sankofa Girl continue to welcome submissions for the The Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize, an annual award for Oral History by emerging African writers and storytellers resident in Ghana. This prize was established by the family of Abena Korantemaa, and is sponsored by MAKEDA PR and Sankofa Girl.

The competition opens from 21st October 2017 to 28th February 2018 and is administered by the Writers Project of Ghana.


The Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize

The Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize is an annual award for Oral History by emerging African writers and storytellers resident in Ghana. This prize was established by the family of Abena Korantemaa, and is sponsored by MAKEDA PR and Sankofa Girl, an initiative of Nana Malone, a USA Today bestselling romance writer.

The competition opens from 21st October 2017 to 28th February 2018 and is administered by the Writers Project of Ghana.


Pa Gya! A literary Festival in Accra

Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe-Institut are organising a 3 day Literary Festival from 20th - 22nd of October. Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra will be held on the premesis of the Goethe Institute and will feature readings, workshops, performances, panel sessions and book launches.


Creative Writing Workshop at Pa Gya!

As part of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra, there will be a workshop for writers of fiction -- short and long. This will be facilitated by acclaimed authors Nii Ayikwei Parkes (Ghana) and Niq Mhlongo (South Africa). The workshop is designed to help writers develop their skill in writing and will seek to help improve the quality of story-telling. It is scheduled for Friday, 20th October 2017 from 12.00 noon till 4.00 PM. Applications for participation are open until Monday, 15th October, 2017.

To request participation in the workshop, send an e-mail with subject "Creative Writing Workshop" to pagyafest2017@gmail.com.


Literary Criticism Workshop at Pa Gya!

As part of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra, there will be a workshop for journalists and writers interested in literary criticism. This will be facilitated by Dr. Adjei and Dr. Adika of the Department of English, University of Ghana. The workshop is designed to help writers develop capacity in critical analysis of books and to write relevant articles critiquing published works. It is scheduled for Friday, 20th October 2017 from 12.00 noon till 4.00 PM. Applications for participation are open until Monday, 15th October, 2017.

To request participation in the workshop, send an e-mail with subject "Criticism Workshop" to pagyafest2017@gmail.com.


Blogging Workshop at Pa Gya!

As part of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra, a workshop for bloggers will be facilitated by seasoned bloggers from Blogging Ghana. The workshop is designed for bloggers who are dedicated to their blogs and want to grow them. The workshop is scheduled for Friday, 20th October 2017 from 12.00 noon till 4.00 PM. Applications for participation are open until Monday, 15th October, 2017. The workshop will be held on the premises of the Goethe Institute.

To request participation in the workshop, send an e-mail with subject "Blogging Workshop" to pagyafest2017@gmail.com.


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