|Intro||West African Author and Scholar|
|Known for||The Throne of The Ghost ( ISBN9789789497133)|
|A.K.A.||ML Sowe, ML|
Historian of religion
United States of America
7 January 1990, Bakau Newtown
Modou Lamin Age-Almusaf Sowe (1990) was born in Bakau Newtown , The Gambia , West Africa. He’s an emerging West African writer and a scholar. He’s a renowned playwright, a poet, novelist, short story writer, blogger, and teacher-librarian. Sowe is the founder of the Young Writers’ Association of the Gambia (YWAG) and former Secretary General of the Writers’ Association of the Gambia (WAG).
Author of Don’t Judge The Book By The Cover, AfriKa Not AfriCa, The Throne of The Ghost and The Memories of Reflection. Modou started writing at the age of 14, and won the prize for Best Young Gambian Writer of The Year 2019 and is the WAG Laureate for Children’s Literature 2019. Modou was featured in TWAWEZA, an anthology of 24 African Non-Fiction Stories published by the African Writers Development Trust (AWDT) during the PenPen Africa Writers Residency.