Gabriel Awuah Mainoo, candidate at the University of Cape Coast, is the author of ‘Travellers Gather Dust and Lust’ and ’Chicken Wings at the Altar’. His piece ‘Taunt’ emerged Best Satire of the Year 2017 on Voices of African Poets. He serves as project manager to Ghana Writes literary group and creative editor to WGM magazine. He is a semifinalist of Ito Eno Haiku Grand prix North America 2019.
Mainoo is a tennis player in the morning, a student in the afternoon and writer in the evening. He is an internationally anthologized poet who has featured in/on the Cicada’s cry; USA, Attempt at exhausting a place in Leicestershire, London, Writers Space Africa, YMCA, Poetry leaves exhibition in Waterford, USA, Haiku universe journal, Kalahari review, Ghana Writes journal, the haiku foundation, Memorila, Iron haiku, Malawi’s Nthanda review and elsewhere. He is a contributor to Best New African Poets 2018 anthology, Bodies & Scars anthology; attempt at exhausting a place in Leicester volume, poetry leaves bound volume, the Cicada’s cry special edition; moon, Quesadilla and other adventures among others.