The Ghana Writers Awards, the only literary awards programme in the country, has announced the shortlisted entries for the 2017 edition of the awards ceremony that are set to be held on October 28 at Christ the King Parish Hall in Accra.
Entries were opened on Friday, April 14, 2017 and closed on Sunday, May 14, 2017.
There are five categories, which include: poetry, short Story, spoken word, literature blog, and topic-given poetry contest on illegal mining are on the cards for the second edition of the Ghana Writers Awards.
See the full list of shortlisted entries below:
University of Hard Knocks – Philip Arko Ewusi
Liberia Woman – Samuel Owusu Achiaw
Prayer Mongers – Nana Yaa Asantewaa Asante
Faded Beauty –Robert Owuodihia
Incapacitated – Nana Ama Gyemah
The Sound Of Silence – Roby Yayra Goka
Serebour – Serebour Badu Prosper
The Piano Phone – Logoh Selorm Philip
Gentle Lucifer – Mohammed Shamsu-deen.
A Thousand Mystics— Kofi Acquah
A Letter to My Oppressor – Emmanuel Agyei-Poku
That Jesus Name – Adjei-Arthur Bonsu
The Plight of a House Help – Gabla Godwin
Africa of Old – Sacket Anthony Djaba
Little Black Children – Gayi Eyram C.
An Elegy for Awonoor – Abelumkeamah Bertrand Azags
A Toil In The Dark –Kwao Jonathan Tetteh
Of Our Land – Ekow Dodd
The Making of Silence – Nana Karikari Akyempo Prempeh
Celestine Nudanu – (https://readinpleasure.wordpress.com)
The Creative Arts Society – (www.thecreatars.wordpress.com)
POETRY ON GALAMSEY
Dig Deeper – Yvette D. Adusei
The Dying Digger – Kweku Taylor
The Cry of the Land – Maame Akua Akyea Kodua