Apiorkor

About

Apiorkor Seyiram Ashong-Abbey is an award-winning Ghanaian Poet, Writer, Literary Critic, Media Practitioner, Activist and Versatile Creative of Ga-Daŋme and Ewe ancestry.

Her work is noted for its rare narrative, prosaic nature, which is uncommon, in poetry. She has also been commended for the sharp, vivid imagery of her pieces.

Living in Ghana, where oral literary traditions are intricately intertwined with deep culture and history, she performs within West Africa’s most sophisticated spaces and has been featured on two Tedx platforms.

My

Awarded

Work

  • West African Baobab Award
  • Literary and Community Building Award in 2016

The Matriarch’s Verse

“The Matriarch’s Verse” seeks to celebrate, to expose, to critique, to question and to highlight our Ghanaian-ness in the 21st Century.

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The Matriarch’s Verse

“The Matriarch’s Verse” seeks to celebrate, to expose, to critique, to question and to highlight our Ghanaian-ness in the 21st Century.

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