Biography

Efo Kodjo Mawugbe

At the crossroads between tradition and modernity, Efo Kodjo Mawugbe was a multi-talented pioneer of Ghanaian theatre. Born on 21st April 1954 in Kumasi, Ghana, he was the prolific author of over twenty plays, hundreds of articles (published under the female pseudonym ‘Araba Season’ in The Mirror), and the novel My Father’s Song. His play, The Prison Graduates, won the BBC World Service/British Council International Radio Playwriting Competition 2009 in the English as a 2nd Language category.