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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