Ghanaian poet Ama Asantewa Diaka, aka Poetra Asantewa makes her fiction debut with Someone Birthed Them Broken.



“Delightfully assertive, subversive and vibrant… an original voice.” ––Imbolo Mbue, author of the New York Times bestseller and PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction winner Behold the Dreamers • “A compelling delight”—Booklist A visceral and candid portrait of today’s Ghanaian youth, told in interconnected short stories by acclaimed spoken-word artist and author of the poetry collection Woman, Eat Me Whole. In this startling collection of short fiction, Ama Asantewa Diaka creates a vibrant portrait of young Ghanaians’ today, captured in the experiences of characters whose lives bump against one other in friendship, passion, hope, and heartache.