Ananse Stories: Adwoa Badoe’s Pot of Wisdom


As a child, I didn't enjoy the Ananse stories. I did read a lot of fairy tales and stories about enchantment;I liked the Uncle Remus stories, and I loved the Mouse Woman stories (anyone else in the Mouse Woman fan club?), but Ananse didn't do it for me. That may

Ananse Stories: Adwoa Badoe’s Pot of Wisdom2020-10-20T09:36:49-05:00

Meeting Ama Ata Aidoo


To launch Ghanaian Literature Week, which Kinna is hosting, I've started by reading an interview with Ama Ata Aidoo. It's part of a collection in Writing Across Worlds: Contemporary Writers Talk (Routledge, 2004). There are quite a few interviews of interest, but this week I only have eyes for Ama

Meeting Ama Ata Aidoo2011-11-13T19:04:44-05:00

Ghanaian Literature Week…very soon!


Kinna Reads is hosting the second annual Ghanaian Literature Week which begins Monday, November 14th and runs through Sunday, November 20th. I've gathered a small stack and I'm making bookish plans: one of my favourite things to do...make book lists! So I plan to read one children's book (Adwoa Badoe's Ananse Stories) because I've been curious

Ghanaian Literature Week…very soon!2014-03-15T16:44:33-05:00
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