Gabriel Awuah Mainoo, special prize winner of Soka Matsubara international Haiku contest, winner of Forty Under 40 Awards for Authorship and Creative Writing and semifinalist of the Jack Grape Poetry Prize is the author of ‘Travellers Gather Dust and Lust’, ‘Chicken Wings at the Altar’, ’60 Aces of Haiku’ and ‘Lyrical Textiles’ forthcoming. He serves as project manager for Ghana Writes literary group and creative editor for WGM magazine. Mainoo has appeared in The Cicada’s cry; USA, Attempt at exhausting a place in Leicestershire, London, Writers Space Africa, Missouri Baptist University’s Fireflies’ Light, Libero America journal, Haiku universe journal, Kalahari review, Wales haiku journal, Event Magazine, The Mamba, Ghana Writes journal, The Haiku Foundation, Better than Starbucks, Malawi’s Nthanda review and, elsewhere. He’s been included in Best New African Poets 2018 & 2019 anthology, Bodies & Scars anthology; attempt at exhausting a place in Leicester volume, poetry leaves bound volume, the Cicada’s cry special edition; moon, Quesadilla and other adventures among others. Mainoo is a tennis player in the morning, a student in the afternoon and writer in the evening.