- Western Africa
(born 1939, Lome) is director of Edition Akpagnon in Lome, and previously served as consultant for the UNESCO in Paris and as professor of sociology at Togo's Ecole National d'Administration and at the University of Benin. He is the author of the novels La Victime (1979) and Le Miroir (1979) and many important essays. Dr. Dogbe has been writing for many years, since he was a high school teacher; after a hiatus due to political problems, he established a publishing operation, Edition Akagnon, which helps to promote the works of young writers. He holds the doctorate in sociology from the University of Paris, Sorbonne V. Dr. Dogbe has attended numerous conferences in Europe and traveled extensively in neighboring African nations. He is taking part in the IWP through a grant from the U.S. Department of State.