About Akwantuo

Akwantuo Writing, based in Accra, seeks to promote the Ghanaian and African literary community. Akwantuo:

  • Publishes voices in Ghanaian and African writing, providing a platform to get more authors’ works into the public domain.
  • Accepts submissions from writers who have any connection to Ghana or elsewhere in Africa: either through heritage and/or subject matter.
  • Publishes fiction, non-fiction (memoirs, travel writing, non-academic essays, etc), poetry and graphic stories. The maximum word limit is 1,500. Authors retain all rights to their works and works published here may not be reproduced without permission of the author. Please send submissions in the body of the email and in attachment as a .doc or .docx file to akwantuo(at)gmail(dot)com. Write submission in the subject line and the genre of your work, i.e.: Submission: Poetry. Please allow at least one week for a response.
  • Organizes writing workshops to promote habits of creativity in writers of all levels and as an initiative to promote a literary culture.

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