FRANKA ANDOH’S STORY FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ‘BOOK SLAM’.
Franka Maria Andoh wrote a special piece entitled ‘I’ve got Time’ for the International Women’s Day book slam organised by the African Women’s Development (AWDF) and Alliance Francaise (Accra. Her shot story had the audience in hysterics. Watch the footage of Franka’s reading below.
Franka is an entrepreneur, editor, writer and the owner of a popular coffee shop, Josie’s Cuppa Cappuccino in Accra, Ghana.
After a long period of not writing, Franka got back into the writing groove after being selected to partake in the British Council’s Crossing Borders programme for African writers. Her short story Mansa has been published in the Caine Prize for African Writing 2009 edition. In 2011 her two children’s stories Koku the Cockerel and Dokono the Donkey; two exciting tales set in Accra were well received both locally and abroad. Franka is the founder and Editor in Chief of an annual magazine for women entrepreneurs called AWE.