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Writers Project of Ghana Host Author Dr. Dami Ajayi At March Book Reading

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Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute resume our reading series after a four-month break. We proudly present Nigerian author Dr Dami Ajayi as our author for the month of March 2018.

Dami Ajayi is a poet, short story writer, essayist, and medical doctor. He is currently the Senior Registrar of Psychiatry at Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba.

Dami Ajayi’s writing has appeared in various print and online anthologies and journals such as Kalahari Review, Afreada, Jalada Africa, Gambit: Newer African Writing and ITCH Magazine. His poetry has also featured on BBC Radio 4, Prosopisia, World Poetry Book, Badilisha Poetry X-Change, Enkare Magazine and elsewhere.

His non-fiction has been published in the Guardian UK, Chimurenga Chronic, Die Zeit, Wawa Review of Books, OlisaTV, and Bakwa Magazine.

 

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Dami Ajayi is the author of two collections of poetry, Clinical Blues (2014) and A Woman’s Body is a Country (2017). His debut book was the runner up for the ANA Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize. His second book, A Woman’s Body is a Country, was selected by Quartz Africa as one of the best books of 2017.

Dami Ajayi is also co-founder of Saraba Magazine.

Join us for an interesting reading and discussion session with Dr Ajayi.

Date: Wednesday, 28th March, 2018

Time: 7.00 PM – 8.00 PM

Admittance is Free.

Venue: Goethe Institute, 30 Kakramadu Close, East Cantonments, Accra.

 

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