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Subject: 	Attn: Roman F. Christiaens Re: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 
Speaking at UVM on Monday, October 27th @ Davis
Date: 	Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:50:28 -0400
From: 	Tilza Buschner <[log in to unmask]>
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Chimamand Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria. Her most recent novel
Americanah was named one of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the
year and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her
novel Half of a Yellow Sun won the Orange Prize, and her novel Purple
Hibiscus won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright
Legacy Award. The Thing Around Your Neck, her collection of stories, was
shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’  Prize for Best Book in
Africa. The recipient of a MacArthur Foundation  Fellowship, she was
named one of the twenty most important fiction  writers today under 40
years old by The New Yorker.

Helen Scott
Associate Professor
Director of Buckham Overseas Study Program
Department of English
Old Mill 433
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405