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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria in 1977. She is the author of three novels, Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and Americanah (2013), of a short story collection, The Thing around Your Neck (2009), and of two books of non-fiction, We Should All Be Feminists (2014) and Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions (2017).

She has received numerous awards and distinctions, including the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction (2007) and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (2008).

News and Updates
2 April 2022: Bibliography and Online Sources updated. Drawing your attention to the forthcoming publication of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's first children's books, Mama's Sleeping Scarf (to be published under the penname Nwa James Grace). You can read about it here.

16 March 2022: Bibliography, Online Sources, and Awards updated.

4 January 2022: Bibliography and Online Sources updated.

12 September 2021: Bibliography and Online Sources updated.

2 July 2021: Bibliography and Online Sources updated.

5 May 2021: Bibliography and Online Sources updated. A special thanks to the editorial team at The Allegheny Review, who helped me to source an early poem by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie published in a 2001 issue of their journal.

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