Other literary forms
Although Ayi Kwei Armah (awr-MAW) is primarily a novelist, he has written and published in other forms as well. Among his short stories, “Yaw Manu’s Charm” appeared in The Atlantic Monthly (1968) and “The Offal Kind” in Harper’s (1969). His poem “Aftermath” is included in Messages: Poems from Ghana (1970). Armah also has worked as a translator for Jeune Afrique and the Algerian-based Révolution Africaine. His polemical essay “African Socialism: Utopian or Scientific?” appeared in Présence Africaine (1967).