Currently, rumours are circulating that one of the Members of Press (MPs) of Watchtower and Awake Magazines is Ayesha Harruna Attah who is a Ghanaian but lives in Senegal.
She was born in December, 1983 and popularly known by her works as a fiction writer.
Because of her great works as a marvelling writer, many align her to the crew of writers of Watchtower and Awake Magazines and simultaneously positioning her as a Witness though she bears an Islamic name “Ayesha Harruna”.
Actually, it is undoubtable for Ayesha to write for Watchtower and Awake Magazines because of her overwhelming performances in the field of literature and writing for publications.
Ayesha Harruna Attah was born in Accra, Ghana, in the 1980s, under a military
government, to a mother who was a journalist and father who was a graphic designer.
Ayesha used to say, “My parents were my first major influence because I was born into a media home”. “My parents ran a literary magazine called ‘Imagine’, which had stories about Accra; articles on art, science, film, books; cartoons—which I especially loved. They were (and still are) my heroes”.
Indeed, she discovered Toni Morrison when she was at thirteen years and she was
After growing up in Accra, she moved to Massachusetts and studied Biochemistry at Mount Holyoke College and then Columbia University and received an MFA in Creative Writing at New York University.
In fact some of her works are the following: ‘Harmattan Rain’ which was published in 2008 with the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 9782911928123.
‘Saturday’s Shadows’, published in 2015 with the ISBN 9789462380431. ‘The Hundred Wells of Salaga’ published in 2019 with the ISBN 9781590519950.
‘The Deep Blue Between London’ published in 2020 with the ISBN 9781782692669.
She has also written grading essays and some are the following: ‘Skinny Mini’ published in Ugly Duckling Diaries in July, 2015.
‘The Intruder’, published in The New York Times Magazine, in September, 2015.
‘Cheikh Anta Diop – An Awakening’ published in Chimurenga on 9th April, 2018.
She has done well in opinion and some are these: ‘Slow-Cooking History’ pubished in The New York Times on 10th November, 2018.
And lastly, some of her other great writings are: ‘Second Home, Plus Yacht’ published in Yachting Magazine, in October 2007.
‘Incident on the way to the Bakoy Market’ published in Asymptote Magazine in 2013.
‘Unborn Children’ published in Margaret Busby and New Daughters of Africa in 2019.
By Alex Konlan, Ghana News Prime
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