Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (/ / (listen) CHIM-ah-MAHN-də əng-GOH-zee ə-DEE-chay; 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 [which] is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature", particularly in her second home, the United States.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
|Born||15 September 1977|
Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
|Pen name||Amanda N. Adichie|
|Occupation||Novelist, short story writer, non-fiction writer|
|Alma mater||Eastern Connecticut State University (BA)|
Johns Hopkins University (MA)
Yale University (MA)
|Notable works||Purple Hibiscus (2003)|
Half of a Yellow Sun (2006)
We Should All Be Feminists (2014)
Adichie has written the novels Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and Americanah (2013), the short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck (2009), and the book-length essay We Should All Be Feminists (2014). Her most recent books are Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions (2017), Zikora (2020) and Notes on Grief (2021).