Gabriel Awuah Mainoo, special prize winner of Soka Matsubara international Haiku contest, winner of Forty Under 40 Awards for Authorship and Creative Writing, and semifinalist of the Jack Grape International Poetry Prize, is the author of Travellers Gather Dust and Lust, Chicken Wings at the Altar, 60 Aces of Haiku, and Lyrical Textiles (Illuminated Press, US). He serves as project manager for Ghana Writes Literary Group, creative editor for WGM magazine and African poetry editor for Better Than Starbucks Poetry and Fiction Journal. Mainoo’s writing has appeared in The Cicada’s Cry (US), An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Leicestershire (UK), Writers Space Africa, Fireflies’ Light (Missouri Baptist University), Libero American Journal, aAH! Magazine (Manchester Metropolitan University), Kalahari Review, Wales Haiku Journal, EVENT, The Mamba, Ghana Writes Journal, The Haiku Foundation, Nthanda Review (Malawi), Best New African Poets anthologies (2018, 2019, 2020), Bodies & Scars, Black Bamboo, Poetry Leaves Bound Volume, Quesadilla and Other Adventures: Food Poems, among others. Mainoo is a tennis professional in the morning, a student in the afternoon, and writer in the evening.
RML Books by Gabriel Awuah Mainoo
- We are Moutling Birds