Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, born in Enugu State, has established herself as an exceptional writer. Her  book “Purple Hibiscus” won the Commomwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. It was also short-listed for the Orange Prize and the John Llewellyn  Rhys Prize. She was a 2005-2006 Hodder Fellow at Princeton, where she taught Introductory Fiction. She has proven that success can be achieved at an early age with a dint of hard work.

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