parkour
Parkour
Fiction by Elfreda Tetteh 1 On the day that Johnson falls, he is thinking of heading to the bridge. During the class break, he stands outside and tries to fold himself in…
written-misconception
A Written Misconception
Fiction by Nana Yaa Osei Every day that I don’t write is laced with an echo of regret. It pains my children that I have not traced my emotions, ideas and thoughts…
issue3-poetry-background-Recovered
CAGED BEAUTY
Poetry by Wendy Appenteng Daniels CAGED BEAUTY (I see) beauty that refuses to unravel itself. (I see) beauty who dares not to reveal itself. Mine is beauty that offends, mine is beauty…
food
Food for thought
Poetry by Maame Agyeben Food for thought   Would you have only me as your morning waakye your evening jollof Sunday fufu light soup spooned fresh from the pot?   I miss…
god
God Loves The Unbeliever
Fiction by Tim Banks                  They called him Mr Glenfiddich because that's all he drank. Nobody knew anything about him except that everything he owned…
free
Free
Poetry by Grace Louise Wood Free (In loving memory of George Floyd) Red grinning mouths said we were free, through gleaming teeth set in polished skulls; though we still felt the bite…
menlikeU
men like you.
Poetry by Kuukuwa Manful men like you.   we have buried men like you There and there. And perhaps, here too we shall bury men like you Again, and again Ah. The…
Piloloo
Poetry by Eamy Mireku Piloloo This love thing check like piloloo I search saa but I no dey find I no go look again oh Chale I really make tired.   I…
CHEW-THE-MAZE
CHEW THE MAZE
Poetry by Ewoenam Akahoho CHEW THE MAZE   your dilemma is deathless, because you know what is right. tread the path that gifts dodgy ballyhoos, and you will inhale shame to catch…

About Tampered Press

Tampered press started out as a conversation on creating more platform and visibility for writers and visual artists in Ghana and Africa. While blackness has become more noticeable now than in the past, and more space is gradually being created at the table 

black as an identity is heavily nuanced and has to be dissected and carefully documented. African artists in particular have fewer platforms. Our experiences, mannerisms and culture often have similarities, but our style, design, creation and content are different.