Time by itself means nothing, no matter how fast it moves, unless we give it something to carry for us; something we value. Because it is such a precious vehicle, is time - Ama Ata Aidoo.
The Trial of JJ Rawlings
Grab your tickets NOW!!! 100GHs = BOOK + SHOW
Tickets at Airport Shell, Silverbird Cinemas, National Theatre of Ghana, AUCC campus, Naya Shop @ A&C Mall or Call 020 811 85 39, 024 342 8563, 024 475 0646
The Trial of JJ Rawlings' narrates the extraordinary circumstances under which a young military officer Flt. Lt. JJ Rawlings, the longest serving Head of State of Ghana, shot into the limelight to change the course of Ghana's history and political development
Book of The Month
Call For Short Stories
October 31st Deadline. Short stories set in the Ghana Savannah is requested. Creative writers are invited to submit to Larabanga: Stories from the Savannah, a forthcoming anthology of short literary works. The Editors welcome all styles and sub-genres including humor, quality flash fiction and stories with experimental narratives .
Conversation with Ama Ata Aidoo #AMAKASA
This event will gave attendees the opportunity to interact with this great woman and influencer of African women writers. Ama Ata Aidoo is from a Royal family from Fanti land. Her father was an advocate of Western education and sent her to Wesley Girls High school in 1961 to 1964.
Meet and Greet with Ayesha Harruna Attah author of The Hundred Wells of Salaga
Meet and Greet session with author Ayesha Harruna Attah at The Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing.
Adabraka Anthology Book Reading Seminar
Check out how the progam went on the 14th of September at the Jamestown Cafe.
Love Letters for BreakfastBook of the month for July. Love Letters for Breakfast by Serwaa Gyedu-Nuako.
Adabraka Anthology out in July
In February 2018, the Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing made a month-long call for submissions of short stories for an anthology about the Accra region to be called Adabraka: Stories from the Centre of the World.
Discussions and topics raised about how this fictional African Utopia can be achieved in contemporary Africa.
Notable New Writers Series
Readings and discussions with AUCC students,book clubs & readers of N. Maria Kwami's Secrets of the Bending Grove.
4-day Short Story Writing Clinic at Aidoo Centre in October
The 4-day Short Story Writing Clinic is a safe space for writers at all levels. We will meet on two weekends from 8:00am - 2:00pm at Discovery House, Adabraka. The workshop will include seminars focused on craft and in-class writing exercises. Industry personnel will be present to offer valuable advice. There will be reading assignments and a study of works by well-known writers. Writing will begin on the first day of workshop. Peer review sessions will take place during the week of workshop. Breakfast and lunch will be served all four days.
The enrollment is limited to 20 participants ONLY.
Class Dates: October 6, October 7, October 13, October 14
Workshop Fee: GH¢500
Register for the workshop with an email at
Payment is expected to be made upon arrival at 8 am on October 6, 2018.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or call +233 54 202 5187.
This workshop is made possible through Aidoo Centre's #OneBookOneCommunity Partnership Programme.