Ayi Kwei Armah Bibliography

{The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born (1968)}

Ayi Kwei Armah is one of Africana's most talented and visionary writers. His works The Healers, Two Thousand Seasons and The Eloquence of the Scribes are must-read books for Africans worldwide of every nationality, with their African-people centered themes of chaos and crisis, focus and perseverance, and unity and undying love.

Armah, having attended the renowned Achimota School, left Ghana in 1959 to attend Groton School in Groton, MA. After graduating, he entered Harvard University, receiving a degree in sociology. He then moved to Algeria and worked as a translator for the magazine Révolution Africaine. In 1964, he returned to Ghana, where he was a scriptwriter for Ghana Television and later taught English at the Navrongo School. Between 1967 and 1968, he was editor of Jeune Afrique magazine in Paris. From 1968-1970, Armah studied at Columbia University, obtaining his MFA in creative writing. In the 1970s, he worked as a teacher in East Africa, at the College of National Education, Chang'ombe, Tanzania, and at the National University of Lesotho. He lived in Dakar, Senegal, in the 1980s and taught at Amherst and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is a founder of the Per Ankh Publishing collective, based in Senegal (the best source for purchasing his books).

{Eloquence of the Scribes: A Memoir on the Sources and Resources of African Literature (2006)}

{Remembering the Dismembered Continent (200?)}

{Hieroglyphics for Babies (2002)}

{KMT: The House of Life (2002)}

{Osiris Rising: A Novel of Africa, Past, Present and Future (1995)}

{The Healers (1978)}

{Two Thousand Seasons (1973)}

{Why Are We So Blessed? (1972)}

{Fragments (1970)}

Other publications:
Doctor Kamikaze (short story) {1989}
Dakar Hieroglyphics {1986}
The Caliban Complex {1985}
The Festival Syndrome {1985}
The Offal Kind (short story) {1969}
African Socialism: Utopian or Scientific {1967}

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