Ghana Association of Writers Literary Award

The Ghana Association of Writers Literary Award 2018 winners have been announced.

In August 1987, the Ghana Association of Writers with the support of patrons of the arts instituted and established its first-ever awards programme to recognise and honour deserving Ghanaian writers all over the world who submit their works. The winners of the awards have been announced after a shortlist announced in late November. The full list of winners, alongside those shortlisted, is;

Category: Script Writing
1. Bumpy Ride by M. Abdul Majeed 1st
2. Hardened by Prince Adu Mensah 2nd
3. A Place With Love by Dela Duvi 3rd

Category: Short Story
1. I Have Time And Other Stories by Franka Maria Andoh 1st

Category: Spoken word
1. Lamentation Of The Priest by Pobee Mwintombo 1st
2. What If And So We Mourn by Cep Sefogah 2nd
3. My Lost Friend by Nana Fredua-Agyemang 3rd

Category: Children’s Poetry
1. Rhymes For A Dance by Ohene Dankwah 1st

Category: Creative Nonfiction
1. Is There Not A Cause To Rant by Ace Anan Ankoma 1st
2. Stories To War Your Heart by Kofi Otutu Adu Labi 2nd
3. Unashamed by Genevieve Delali Antonio 3rd

Category: Poetry
1. Testament Of The Seasons by Mawuli Adzei 1st
2. The Other Side Nana by Dadzie Ghansah 2nd
3. A Garland For The Soul by Genevieve Delali Antonio 3rd

Category: Ghanaian language
1. AGBEZUGE FE ŋutinya BY Sam J. Obianim 1st
2. Ajesiwɔ J.M.T. Dosoo 2nd
3. Kesinɔnu Kple Yayra M.K. Agbodza 3rd

Category: Novels
1. A Time To Part Ama Pomaa 1st
2. Secrets Of The Bending Grove by N. Maria Kwami 2nd
3. Chancing Faith by Empi Baryeh 3rd

Category: Young Writer
1. The Formidable Quest by K.K. Nyantakyi 1st

Category: Children’s Book
1. Alake the Elephant by Michael Williams 1st
2. Grandma’s List by Portia Dery 2nd
3. A Gift for Fafa by Ruby Yayra Goka 3rd