Biography

Richard Nkrumah-Amos

RICHARD NKRUMAH-AMOS is a multi-talented writer by birth and experience and writes with passion and scintillating flair. He is a poet, playwright, novelist, short story writer, lyricist cum songwriter, a writer and ghostwriter. He writes for the television and radio, too; and has also performed poetry on Television and on other platforms such as the Ghana Association of Writers Book Festival (GAWBOFEST).

He is a member of the University of Cape Coast Creative Writers Association, Ghana Association of Writers (GAW), a subsidiary of Pan African Writers Association (PAWA). The author is also a teacher, motivational speaker, human rights activist; and women and children’s rights campaigner.
He has attended editorial and several writers’ workshops, programmes and seminars. He has also participated in many writers’ competitions some of which include Ghana Poetry Prize (Ghana)—for Africa and Diaspora; Burt Award for African Literature (Ghana); City FM Writers Project (Ghana); Golden Baobab Short Story Competition (Ghana)—Africa; BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition (London)—worldwide; Yale Drama competition (USA)—worldwide; Kwani Manuscript Project (Kenya)—for Africa and Diaspora; The Brunel University African Poetry Prize (London)—for Africa and Diaspora