About Us

The Ghana National Association of Authors and Publishers is a trade association registered under the Registrar General of Ghana with Registration number CG061340922 and is Limited by Guarantee.

The Association is established to bring together right holders of literary works in particular and books in general in General and in the diaspora to promote the interest of authors and publishers in Ghana and in the diaspora, preserve national culture through book development, create a common voice for authors and publishers, partner local and international institutions to promote the works of members, motivate and drive excellence in the book industry through ongoing professional development and award schemes, attend conferences and share industry based insights and tit bits among members, partner state and private institution to promote literacy and reading, foster solidarity among members among several other aims.

The Association which started with only six members now boasts of over eighty members of right holders across Ghana. Our Current membership includes poets, playwrights, prose and fiction writers, movie script writers, authors of textbooks, authors of supplementary materials and publishers. Among our membership are renowned essayist, researchers and professors who have contributed to the knowledge society through research and writing.


The following persons are the leaders of the Association

John Akwasi Amponsah

National President
+233 244 448 761

Saint Godson Kwasi Baah

National Vice President
+233 244 011 738

James Ford Offeh

National Secretary
+233 544 780 497

Theophilus Dent Augustine

National Treasurer
+233 244 741 160

Doris Eshung

Deputy National Treasurer
+233 244 892 040

Dr Saeed Adam

National Organiser

Why Join Us


Opportunity to promote your works locally and internationally


Opportunity to network with seasoned publishers and writers in Ghana


Opportunity to channel your grievances to national authorities


Opportunity to stay informed with industry insights and updates


Opportunity to benefit from our industry-based trainings and seminars

Explore More About Us

Brief History

Council members

National Executives



Become a member

The Association of Membership has three types of membership that as a publisher you can join.

Buy Books from Our Members

We have a storefront where our members sell books that you could easily order from at the click of your finger!

Join in Our Projects

The Association of Membership has several projects that you can be part of or volunteer.