Bakar Mansaray is a Canadian writer of Sierra Leonean descent who currently resides in Edmonton, Canada. His work includes essays: My Dream for the Future of Christian Fiction in Sierra Leone (2013), which won a writing contest organized by Christian Monthly Library (for West Africa); The Past, Current and Future State of African and Caribbean Writing and Publishing (2011), published in the blog of Ayebia, African and Caribbean Publishing Specialists, Eternal Bliss (2014) published in Ndi-Diaspora (ICAE); debut narratives published in The Patriotic Vanguard, Sierra Leone News Portal:Education in Sierra Leone: An Analysis (2009), Mud House Thatched Roof (2008), 7:20 in the Morning(2008), The Angel of Death (2008) and The Escape (2008).
Bakar Mansaray and Professor Anshuman Khare co-authored Strategies Application in Project Evaluations – The Case of Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project (BHP), Sierra Leone (2007) published in the academic journal, “Problems and Perspectives in Management”, Vol. 5, Issue 1.
Bakar is a member of the Writers Guild of Alberta. He is at work on a novel as part of his entertaining Mandingo Scrolls Series.