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Literature Poetry

Check out these great Ghanaian authors and poets.

Ghana is endowed with so many great authors and poets. Most of the stories and poems they write are learnt at schools which you will find out at the end. They include:

Margaret Sarfo (Peggy Oppong).

She is one of the most inspired authors in Ghana. She is currently 65 years old. Some of her amazing books include No roses for Sharon, The silver spoon, Adventures of Cleopas, The lady who refused to bow etc. She is currently deceased.

Ama Ata Aidoo.

She is a Ghanaian author, poet and a playwriter. She is 80 years old now. She was once the Minister of Education during JJ Rawling's government. The girl who can, No sweetness here, Dilemma of a ghost and so on are some of her works.

Lawrence Darmani.

Lawrence is a Ghanaian novelist and he is well known for the novel, Grief child which was studied in senior high schools. He is now 65 years old. Some of his works are, The Heritage and Second Expectation.

Ladé Wosornu.

He is a Ghanaian professor, poet and a philanthropist. He is the one who wrote so many poems such as Dessert Rivers, Raider of the Treasure Trove and the author of books like, In search of the God in every Child.

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