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 is the Secretary General of the Writers Association of the Gambia (WAG). Author of Don’t Judge The Book By The Cover. . 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.