Kofi Antwi is an African American writer, writing instructor at SUNY Cortland, and assistant editor of Black Arts Movement Reader. Kattywompus Press published Kofi’s debut book Tidal Wave. Kofi is the assistant editor of BLACK FIRE – THIS TIME published by Aquarius/Willow Brooks. Kofi’s devoted work to inner city communities has established a relationship as facilitator of writing workshops – that explore lyrics and memory as entries into one’s writing. Kofi’s writing workshop encourage participants to identify their writing with their personal experiences. Kofi Antwi’s contribution as a writing facilitator has produced a generative workshop and reading at Salt City Reading Series, and a writing program for adolescents and young adults at Onondaga Community.