October 16: Pa Gya! A Literary Festival 2021

Pa Gya! A Literary Festival was first hosted by the Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe-Institut in 2017. Its name Pa Gya! comes from the Twi word meaning “to lift up” or “to strike flame” and it was aimed at igniting passion for the literary arts. After hosting writers from within Ghana and across the continent to much success; it was followed by another run in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

I am one of the featured guests of the festival at the panel “BOOK FAM : The Story so far” alongside Richard Ali (Nigeria), and Renee Edwige Dro (Cote D’Ivoire) with moderation by Bernard Akoi Jackson (Ghana). The time will be 10:10 -11:10 hrs GMT.