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Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing


The AAA Center for Creative Writing is a unit dedicated to furthering AUCC's role in the development of a national literature through programs, projects and activities
that will both nurture literary writers and literary scholars in Ghana, and encourage their interaction with other writers and artists in West Africa and around the world.

Programs Offered
  • Reading and Talks:
    The series Distinguished Visiting Writers, One Book One Community, In their Own Words, and Notable New Writers bring some of today's most recognized authors to Adabraka, Accra, for readings, talks, and other engagements with students and the community
  • Classes and Workshops:
    Writing Clinic and Writers Studio offer intimate and accessible Fiction, Poetry and Creative Nonfiction writing classes and workshops with acclaimed authors and faculty members in person and in online formats
  • Writers Conferences:
    An annual three-day Writers Conference (with new art/crafts and acoustic music) are held at Discovery House
  • Public/Street Recitals and Readings: Tabon, a one-day street festival (Sunday during the Homowo) of kasahari (street poetry), comedy, street food, street art and Ga music in honor of the community's roots, is held at Discovery House and adjoining street corners. Event is in collaboration with local business, media, Hospitality, Banks, the traditional authority, the police and medical services


Discovery House,No.2 Jones Nelson Link,Off Kojo Thompson Road. Adabraka, Accra, Ghana.

+233 307 016 193 / +233 50 601 9559