Deadline Extended: Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize (2023)

Writers Project of Ghana announces the opening of submissions for the 2023 Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize, an annual prize for Oral History narrated by a woman who is 65 years or older. The Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize was established in honour of Abena Korantemaa by her family, and is sponsored by MAKEDA PR with media support from Joy News. On request, the deadline has been extended and submissions are being accepted from now until Tuesday 19th September, 2023. The prizes will be awarded during the 2023 edition of Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra in October.

The Mo Issa Writing Workshops 2023

Writers Project of Ghana announces the opening of applications for the 2023 edition of the Mo Issa Writing Workshops. Organised by Writers Project of Ghana and sponsored by The Authenticity Project, the Mo Issa Writing Workshops are an annual writing workshop series with the aim of helping new writers improve their skill. This year's workshops will start on 23rd September 2023. The application is open until 16th September, 2023.

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Ama Ata Aidoo: Selected Readings in her...

For this month's Author of the Month session, Writers Project of Ghana, Drama Queens, and Goethe-Institut Ghana invite you to an event celebrating the works of the late Professor Ama Ata Aidoo. This will be an interactive session featuring selected readings by Dr Sarah Dorgabdzi, Ms Nana Akosua Hanson, and a monologue by Drama Queens, with commentary by Prof Esi Sutherland-Addy. The date is Wednesday 30th August 2023 at 7.00 PM GMT at the Goethe-Institut in Cantonments, Accra.

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Transatlantic Relatives: Second Inspiration Session

As part of the Transatlantic Relatives project, Writers Project of Ghana and Wintertuin Curaçao invite you to join in the second inspiration session via Zoom this Saturday, 26th August 2023 at 7 PM GMT.

The two Ghanaian poets/performers selected for the residency in Curaçao as part of the Wintertuin Curaçao festival will be presented during this session.

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