Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Adichie in 2015 Chief Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( ; born 15 September 1977) is a Nigerian writer whose works include novels, short stories and nonfiction. She was described in ''The Times Literary Supplement'' as "the most prominent" of a "procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors" of Nigerian fiction who are attracting a wider audience, particularly in her second home, the United States.

Adichie has written several novels, among them ''Purple Hibiscus'' (2003), ''Half of a Yellow Sun'' (2006), and ''Americanah'' (2013), short stories, the book-length essays ''We Should All Be Feminists'' (2014) and ''Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions'' (2017), and a memoir, ''Notes on Grief'' (2021).

In 2008, she was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant. In 2018, she was the recipient of the PEN Pinter Prize awarded by English PEN. She was recognized as one of the BBC's 100 women of 2021.

In 2002, she was shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story "You in America", and her story "That Harmattan Morning" was selected as a joint winner of the 2002 BBC World Service Short Story Awards. In 2003, she won the David T. Wong International Short Story Prize 2002/2003 (PEN Center Award). Provided by Wikipedia
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