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Ivor Agyeman-Duah

Ivor Agyeman-Duah
Writer
Column : Literature
Ghana

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An essayist and a literary historian, Ivor Agyeman-Duah co-edited Bu Me Be: Proverbs of the Akans with Peggy Appiah and Kwame Anthony Appiah. He also wrote Seychelles Islands, a series on African cultures and customs.
 
He was chief advisor for the production of Yaa Asantewaa, Warrior Queen in collaboration with the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Manchester Opera House and the Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Further, he wrote and presented the TV Series Yaa Asantewaa, which was shot in Ghana and Seychelles. Ivor was part of the BBC and PBS series Into Africa and Wonders of the African World.
 
Ivor is the author of the biography, Between Faith and History: A Biography of J.A. Kufuor, and is the editor and co-author of the highly regarded trilogy: An Economic History of GhanaPilgrims of the Night: Development Challenges and Opportunities in Africa and most recently, Africa: A Miner's Canary into the 21st Century.
 
The recipient of over 15 awards, grants and fellowships from around the world, Ivor Agyeman-Duah was recently a fellow of the Centre for Middle East Studies in Galilee working on his new essay collection, Jerusalem and Her Neighbors.
 
Ivor serves as Development Policy Advisor to the Lumina Foundation in Lagos and directs a literary organization, Centre for Intellectual Renewal in Ghana. Don't miss this opportunity to interact with Ivor Agyeman-Duah. There will be a short discussion session after the readings. Copies of books will be on sale.

Source - Writers Project of Ghana

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