Two titles on this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist are debuts. The winner of the 2021 edition is expected to be announced on May 7.
With six nationalities represented and the same number of debuts this year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction plans a July winner’s announcement.
The Nigerian-American author won the Orange Prize in 2007 and her novel ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ was voted best of the Women’s Prize’s 25 years.
Released ahead of the US election, Adichie’s ‘Zikora’ is about ‘the additional burden of fear carried by Black women’ in maternity.
Delivering a rousing talk at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s opening press conference, author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke about the strength of literature and women.
Now in its 70th year, the Frankfurt Book Fair began this year with powerful statements from opening press conference speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as deep market insights from experts at The Markets conference.
The winner of the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize and acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will address the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s opening press conference on the morning of October 9, the eve of the book fair’s official opening.
The PEN Pinter Prize will be given on October 9 to Nigerian-born Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the British Library, in honor of how she ‘guides us through the revolving doors of identity politics, liberating us all.’
A copy of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s essay, We Should All Be Feminists, will be given out for free to every 16-year-old in Sweden.
By Edward Nawotka This weekend is the 15th annual Texas Book Festival in Austin, the highlight of the literary calendar here in Texas where I live. I had the privilege to serve in 2004 as the fellow who booked the 200+ authors for the event that year. It was an unforgettable experience that gave me real insight and appreciation for …
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