Library Of Africa and The African Diaspora (LOATAD)

28 November 2022

The Library Of Africa and The African Diaspora  (LOATAD) in Accra, Ghana, now boasts of a bigger physical space which means more room for African and Diaspora writers-in-residence and an expansion of their core writing residency programme. 

Throughout 2021, they also organised five free workshops and events for emerging writers developing their skills in poetry and prose as well as three free visual art exhibitions all by women artists. LOATAD’s focus is supporting African creatives and showcasing Africa as home to great literary and artistic talent, and these events and residencies have impacted 1000 people in Ghana and across Africa, reaching up to 5000 views online.