Biography

Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang

Professor Naana J. Opoku-Agyemang was the first woman to serve as Vice Chancellor of a Ghanaian university. Prior to this position, she was Head of the Department of English, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dean of the Board of Graduate Studies, and Founding Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Cape Coast. She is currently a member of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and also served as Ghana’s Minister for Education.

Prof. Opoku-Agyemang is widely published in respected scholarly journals. This delightful collection, the result of years of field research work that partly informed courses she taught in African and Oral Literature, shapes her first creative writing project.