Workshops at Pa Gya!

Since inception in October 2017, Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra has dedicated its first day to workshops. Facilitated by experienced literary practitioners from diverse backgrounds, the workshops have helped participants improve their craft and provided various networking and publishing opportunities.

The workshops at Pa Gya! are free to attend and are carefully crafted to meet the needs of participants at all levels in their craft. While some require a certain level of experience, others are also open to persons who are beginning on their writing journey. The workshops run between two and four hours.

This year, the festival features more than twelve workshops which run variously on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We invite you to go through the list of workshops below and apply for any of them. The deadline for applying is 9th October, 2022.

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Applications will be received until 11th September 2022.

Read on to find out how to apply.

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