Augustus Yarkerseh Voahn was born in Zuolay, Nimba County, in the northeastern region of Liberia. A social worker, Mr. Voahn works in many rural communities in Liberia, including Community Development, Child Protection, Women Empowerment and Girls Education. A book lover since childhood, Mr. Voahn’s favorite subjects in school was Literature and English.
He joined the Liberia Association of Writers (LAW) in 2009 and through their sponsorship, wrote two children’s books that were published by Reading Liberia/WE-CARE Foundation in partnership with Canada Overseas Development Education (CODE)—Under The Bridge (2010) and Swimming At ten (2013).
Mr. Voahn writes for both adult and children. He lives in Monrovia, Liberia, with his three beautiful daughters; Gertrude, Augusta, and Valerie, who love reading and writing as well.