Works

2017

Akosua and Osman

2016

President Michelle, or Ten Days that Shook the World

2016

Ramseyer's Ghost

2014

The Boy who Spat in Sargrenti's Eye

2013

The Dibbuk

2011

Brave Music of a Distant Drum

2011

Building Bridges

2011

The Car Doctors of Maamobi

2009

Jai Hind

2008

50 Years Ago: Zeke in Nigeria

2008

Reflections in a Shattered Glass

2008

Sankofa in Rhode Island

2008

Have a Good Day

2008

Suikerbossiestroopfontein

2002

Ama, a Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade

1945

The Clock

Awards and Recognition

  • Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Best First Book, 2002
  • Burt Award for African Literature in Ghana (twice)
  • African Literature Association's Book of the Year Award for Creative Writing, 2016
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Location

Accra, Ghana

Author Contact

Category

Fiction & Literature, Teens, Essays