Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie accepts 2018 Barnes & Nobel ‘Writers for Writers’ Award in New York

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Awards were presented to Nigerian prolific writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and two other authors at Poets & Writers’ annual dinner, In Celebration of Writers, on Wednesday, March 28, in New York City.

In November 2017 Poets & Writers announced that the 2018 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Awards will be given to Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as Steve Cannon, and Richard Russo.

The Writers for Writers Award was established by Poets & Writers in 1996 to recognize authors who have given generously to other writers or to the broader literary community.

According to Poets & Writers, “The three writers we honour this year have not only expanded our horizons through their own writing, they are dedicated to supporting other writers and to bringing diverse voices into the literary conversation.”

For the event, Chimamanda wore a gorgeous black and yellow outfit from Nigerian brand Muse Factory.

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