Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Adichie, Fairfax, 2013
Born (1977-09-15) 15 September 1977 (age 42)
Enugu, Enugu State, Nigerie
Thrift Novelist, short story writer, nonfeection writer
Naitionality Nigerie
Ethnicity Igbo
Period 2003 — present
Notable warks Purple Hibiscus
Half of a Yellow Sun
Notable awairds MacArthur Fellowship (2008)
Spoose Ivara Esege

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (born 15 September 1977) is a Nigerie writer o novelles, short stories, an nonfeection.[2] In 2008 she wis awairdit a MacArthur Genius Grant. She wis descrived in the Times Literary Supplement as "the maist prominent" o a "procession o creetically acclaimed young anglophone authors [that] is succeedin in attractin a new generation o readers tae African leeteratur".[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie". Front Row. 3 May 2013. BBC Radio 4. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  2. Nixon, Rob (1 October 2006). "A Biafran Story". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 January 2009. 
  3. James Copnall, "Steak Knife", The Times Literary Supplement, 16 December 2011, p. 20.