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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
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.

2 April 2021: Bibliography and Online Sources updated.

12 February 2021: Bibliography and Online Sources updated. Also, some news recently announced by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's team: her new book, Notes on Grief, is due to be published in May 2021 by Fourth Estate.

22 January 2021: Bibliography and Online Sources updated.

11 January 2021: Bibliography, Online Sources and Awards sections updated.

9 October 2020: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Chimamanda's new short story, 'Zikora', will be released on 27 October 2020. You can read an excerpt on Entertainment Weekly.

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