Chimamanda Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story

“…But because of writers like Chinua Achebe and Camara Laye, I went through a mental shift in my perception of literature. I realized that people like me, girls with skin the color of chocolate, whose kinky hair could not form ponytails, could also exist in literature. I started to write about things I recognized.”


5 thoughts on “Chimamanda Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story

  1. Pingback: My Girl Crush… | journalofacomplexmind

  2. Reblogged this on lindakilson and commented:
    Encountering this blog is practically the best welcome I got from blogging at WordPress. Yeah I’m a new blogger but I’m loaded and sizzling.

  3. Such profound and perceptive words there. Listening to Chimamanda made me feel like I am a part of significant history. Thanks for the opportunity. To say the least, I am proud of Chimamanda Adichie.

  4. Hello

    Pls when is your next creative writing workshop? Are the entries going to be opened soon? Please let me know if it is the same guidelines as last year so that I can start writing!

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