Award winning Author, Kwame MA McPherson is a prolific writer, Authorpreneur, Poet, Mentor and Orator. Growing up in Jamaica, Kwame learned to write from an early age especially where it began in primary and nurtured in secondary school.
Kwame’s writing and storytelling expertise demonstrates his skill as a modern day Griot or storyteller in Twi (a Ghanaian language). His prose reflects his travels and experiences and as a contributor to various international magazines, he is a Poetic Soul winner, has authored a number of books: Our Eternal Legacy, To Our Fallen, The Love Poems, Deep Roots, Strong Tree, Yawd Vibes (endorsed by the University of West Indies) and Jamaica Vibrations. Co-author of the non-fiction, Wake Up, Smell The Money-10 Steps to a Better Retirement Life; novellas, Brass Rivers 5-book series and Anton Knight 5-book series and Kwame’s first novel, The Paradise Embers (under Anthony Angus) and his next non-fiction book 7 Tips for the Virgin Entreprenuer: doing it for the first time, are out in 2016.
As a contributor to the phenomenal and award-winning work by his friend, William Frederick-Cooper, Unbreakable (2014), Kwame has also contributed to A Lime Jewel, a fundraising anthology for the victims of the Haitian Earthquake in 2010.
Kwame has facilitated many creative and motivational workshops, most recently: SO YOU WANT TO TELL YOUR STORY, November–December 2010, Triangle Community Centre, London; POETRY AS EXPRESSION, March–April, July 2011, Camden and Islington NHS, London and WRITER’S WRITE WORKSHOP (in conjunction with Black Arts Production – BAPS), July 2015, Bernie Grant Arts Centre, London. WRITE TO HEAL, The Enterprise Centre, London, October 2015; JOURNEY TELLING, Camden and Islington NHS, London, October-November 2015; HEALING TO WRITE, Harlesden Methodist Church, March 2016.
Kwame currently has two show on iDeLick Media featuring guests and news from on and around the Diaspora. As a Presenter, Kwame also looks to input into the development of the Literature Community by inviting Authors, Empowerment Specialist and Entrepreneurs onto this shows.
He has also featured on cable, satellite and in many anthologies.
For more information about Author Kwame McPherson, his website can be found here.
(c) 6th March 2016