Biography

Ama Asantewa Diaka

Ama Asantewa Diaka is a Ghanaian writer and visual artist. She is interested in exploring how women juxtapose the normal with the bizarre, how it contributes to the fluidity of their identity and how femininity thrives as a political statement.

She has participated in internationally acclaimed workshops organized by Femrite (2013) and Farafina Trust (2016) and was the first poet to be selected as a OneBeat 2016 Fellow.

Her stage name is Poetra Asantewa.