Jay Kophy is a Ghanaian poet whose poems have been featured and are forthcoming in literary magazines such as AGNI, Lolwe, FourWay Review, PidgeonHoles, Indianapolis Review, Glass Poetry, Tampered Press, and many others. He is the winner of the inaugural Samira Bawumia Literature Prize in poetry. He’s also the curator and editor of the following anthologies: to grow in two bodies, How to Write My Country’s Name and Equanimity. Kophy is the poetry editor for CGWSeries, an initiative that aims to grow Ghana’s literary scene.
RML Books by Jay Kophy
Ghana-based poet Jay Kophy reads from the publication, Walking on Waters (Light Factory Publications, 2021). This reading was presented at the launch of the set “Ghanaian Writing on Migration and Diaspora” at Richmond Public Library on November 27, 2021. The publication was produced in the Reading the Migration Library project and in partnership with Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD). This video was recorded at LOATAD in Accra, Ghana. The videographer (camera and post production) was Nipah Dennis.