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August 3, 2009

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Author

"Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria in 1977. She is from Abba, in Anambra State, but grew up in the university town of Nsukka where she attended primary and secondary schools and briefly studied Medicine and Pharmacy. She then moved to the United States to attend college, graduating summa cum laude from Eastern Connecticut State with a major in Communication and a minor in Political Science. She holds a Masters degree in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins and a Masters degree in African Studies from Yale."


Carina said...

I love her books Half of a Yellow Sun and The Thing Around Your Neck. She is such a gifted and talented woman

Fly Girl said...

Chimamanda is a brillant author. She follows a long tradition of gifted Nigerian writers and actually grew up in Chinua Achebe's former house.


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