Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Nigerian novelist, nonfiction writer, and short story writer

Highlights
February 23, 2012
7.30 p.m.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing

Event Details

Winter With the Writers welcomed Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to Rollins on February 23, 2012.

Event Photo Gallery (Flickr)

Speaker Bio

Current as of October 11, 2017

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria. She is the author of two novels, Half of a Yellow Sun, which won the 2007 Orange Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Purple Hibiscus, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.

She is the recipient of a 2008 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, and was named one of today’s 20 most important fiction writers under 40 years old by The New Yorker, and she is represented by 24 publishers around the world. Her most recent book is a collection of short stories published by Knopf, The Thing Around Your Neck.

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