2016 Reading Series Starts With Nana Awere Damoah and Kofi Akpabli
To start off our reading series in 2016, Writers Project of Ghana and Sytris Bookshop proudly present authors Nana Awere Damoah and Kofi Akpabli at public reading at Sytris Bookshop, Accra on Saturday 13th February 2016, from 4.30 PM to 6.30 PM.
Kofi Akpabli is a communication specialist and travel writer. He is two time winner of the CNN/Multichoice African Journalist for Arts and Culture. Kofi has also won GJA and National awards in Culture and Tourism.
He writes a travel column Going Places in The Mirror newspaper, published weekly in Accra.
Amongst his books are the following: Harmattan - a Cultural Profile of Northern Ghana, Romancing Ghanaland: the Beauty of Ten Regions, A Sense of Savannah -- Tales of a Friendly Walk through Northern Ghana, and Tickling the Ghanaian -- Encounters with Contemporary Culture.
His scholarly interests include the research and dissemination of key values of African culture.
Kofi will be teaching International Communications at Central University College this year.
Kofi Akpabli lives in Accra with his wife and kids.
Nana Awere Damoah holds a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nottingham and a Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). A British Council Chevening alumnus, Nana works with PZ Wilmar in Nigeria as the Technical Manager and with Wilmar International as the Health, Safety & Environment Manager for Africa.
In 1997, Nana won first prize in the Step Magazine National Writing Competition.
He is the author of five books: Sebitically Speaking, I Speak of Ghana, Tales from Different Tails, Through the Gates of Thought, and Excursions in my Mind.
Nana Awere Damoah is married with three children. He divides his time between Lagos and Tema.
Do not miss this great opportunity to meet and interact with Nana Awere Damoah and Kofi Akpabli.