Inna HAMPATE BA|
An author from the Ivory Coast
writing in French
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Inna HAMPATE BA GBATO was born in Bamako in 1962. She is the daughter of celabrated writer Amadou HAMPATE BA. She first went to school in Treichville, Ivory Coast, later to High School in Yamoussoukro and eventually enrolled at Bassam Teachers College from where she graduated and became a Primary Schoolteacher. She is the mother of five children. The death of one of them, killed by toxic waste, prompted her to write this collection of poems dedicated to his memory.
Quand la douleur se fait mots. Abidjan : CEDA et NEI, 2007. (70p.). ISBN 978-2-84487-311-8/978-2-86394-559-9. Poetry. [Preface by Fatou Kéïta].
La potion magique. Abidjan: NEI/CEDA, 2008. (88p.). ISBN 978-2-86394-577-3. Collection of tales.
The University of Western Australia/French
Created: 14 September 2007
Modified: 16 May 2010
Archived: 27 November 2013