Thursday, 18 July 2013

GIST:Nigerian Writer, Chimamanda Adichie Wins American Prize

The third novel of Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, titled AMERICANAH, has been awarded the 2013Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for fiction.
 The Heartland Prize is a literary prize created in 1988 by the Chicago Tribune Newspaper.
According to Elizabeth Taylor, the literary editor of the Chicago Tribune, the prize is awarded yearly in two categories, fiction and non-fiction, to books that are concerned with American issues, causes and concerns.
The prize will be awarded on November 3, 2013 at an audience-attended event hosted in partnership with the ChicagoHumanities Festival in Chicago.
NB: Author of the book(purple hisbiscus)

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