Friday, June 24, 2011

Manu Herbstein: Guest Writer for June

The Writers Project of Ghana (WPG) is pleased to have Manu Herbstein, author of Ama: A Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade, as the guest writer for June, and as usual there will be a reading at the Goethe Institute in Accra. This event, which is part of the Ghana Voices Series, will take place on Wednesday 29th June, 2011.

Manu Herbstein's novel won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book in 2002. Beyond this, Manu has many other works to his credit, one of the more recent being President Michelle - Ten Days that Shook the World. The author will be reading from a variety of his works, giving a wide view of his skill and scope of writing. 

The Ghana Voices Series provides a platform to engage with writers in a friendly atmosphere. The reading will be followed by a discussion.

This programme is organised in collaboration with the Goethe Institute, Accra.
Date: Wednesday, 29th June, 2011
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Goethe Institute, 30 Kakramadu Road, (next to NAFTI) Cantonments, Accra.
Admission is free.

Read more about it here.

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