Asare Konadu is a well-known African writer. Born in 1932 at Asaman a small community in the Asante region of Ghana. Asare Konadu started work as a journalist at the Ghana News Agency until 1963 when he decided to set his own publishing business. He was the author of many books, two of which formed part of the African Writers Series (Ordained by the Oracle and A woman in her Prime). He also wrote under his pen name Kwabena Asare Bediako (K.A. Bediako).