Reading beginsWe have been covering the Writers Project of Ghana this year and August was no different. The featured writer was Esther Armah who has quite a resume where the arts is concerned.

She also worked for 10 years as a print, radio and TV journalist with BBC in London and has been on BBC Focus on Africa, CNN, MSNBC, HuffPostLive as a TV political commentator. In addition, Esther has written for Gawker, Gawker review, AlterNet, Essence magazine, Ebony.com, Salon.com, Huffington Post, The Network Journal, The Guardian newspaper, and West Africa magazine. In her work as a journalist, she has reported from London, New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Lesotho and Ghana.

Armah read several excerpts including from The Sweet Promise of Bullshit.

Here are images from here event in August

Martin Egblewogbe and Esther Armah

Martin Egblewogbe and Esther Armah

Q & A after the reading

Q & A after the reading