Brief Biography

Born in 1939, Ayi Kwei Armah is a Ghanaian novelist, poet, and essayist. He also published short stories and children’s books.

Major Works

  • The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born, London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1968,
  • Fragments, 1970; Heinemann African Writers Series, 1975.
  • Why Are We So Blest?, New York: Doubleday, 1972; Heinemann African Writers Series, 1975.
  • Two Thousand Seasons, London: Heinemann, 1973
  • Osiris Rising, Popenguine, West Africa: Per Ankh Books, 1995
  • The Healers, Heinemann, 1979.
  • KMT: The House of Life, 2002
  • The Resolutionaries, Per Ankh, 2013.

Resources on Armah

Global Conversations with Dr. Ayi Kwei Armah

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