Tag Archives | Chimamanda Adichie

As we struggle with the loss of Chinua Achebe

Goretti Kyomuhendo African Writers Trust would like to hear your thoughts on and tributes to his influence and accomplishments.  Below, some remarks made in 2012 by Goretti Kyomuhendo on Chinua Achebe’s importance to her:

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Adichie’s The Thing Around Your Neck

Reviewed by Jennifer Makumbi Adichie’s collection of short stories focuses majorly on women’s experiences – how being a woman shapes the world around them and how it impacts their lives. The stories are set in both Adichie’s native Nigeria, especially Nsukka University, and her adopted home in the United States of America. Like in her […]

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Where is the Great African Novel?

Good folks, I’m late bringing you May/June happenings, pardon me. In case you missed the International dialogue we organized on 31st May at Fairway Hotel, Kampala, from 5-7pm, here’s a chance to feed your eyes, at least. We had policy makers, educationalists, poets, novelists, playwrights, folklorists, cultural critics, editors, students, aspiring writers, readers, supporters, partners and […]

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