Writer for April - Martin Egblewogbe

Writers Project of Ghana (WPG) is pleased to present the guest writer for April, Ghanaian writer, Martin Egblewogbe.

Martin Egblewogbe was born in Accra, Ghana where he currently lives with his wife and two children. Martin Egblewogbe’s stories and poetry have appeared in newspapers, anthologies, and several works of his are available online. A number of his stories have won awards and commendations.

Originally self-published as “Mr Happy and the Hammer of God”, Martin’s collection of short stories was re-issued by Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd. in 2012 as “Mr Happy and the Hammer of God and Other Stories”. In 2010, Martin Egblewogbe and Laban Carrick Hill co-edited the anthology of poetry, “Look Where You Have Gone To Sit” (Woeli, 2010).

Martin is currently working on a second collection of stories, and will be reading from some of these new stories as well.

You are cordially invited to the reading, after which there will be the opportunity to interact with Martin Egblewogbe. Copies of his books will be on sale.

Date: Wednesday, 24th April, 2013. Time 7:00pm – 8:00pm. Location: Goethe-Institut Accra, 30 Kakramadu Road, (next to NAFTI), Cantonments, Accra. Admission is free.

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