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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Credit: Akintunde Akinleye

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: An interview with Vogue

I’m on the shore of Lagos Lagoon with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on a late afternoon in January. It is harmattan season, when a hot wind blows across the Sahara, bringing dust that makes the sun glow dark gold as it hangs over the palm trees on the opposite shore.

The Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Hay Festival in 2012

Continental drift: Africa39, an anthology of writing from south of the Sahara, is too good to miss

In 2007, Britain’s Hay Festival collaborated with the Unesco World Book Capital project to publish Bogotá39, a literary collection that showcased the talents of 39 Latin American writers under the age of 40.

'Ghana Must Go' by Taiye Selasi

African writers take center stage

Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.

Nairobi-based author Okwiri Oduor

Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor wins 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing

Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor has won the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story My Father’s Head.