Buchi Emecheta OBE

Fans of Adichie are bound to enjoy Emecheta’s writing. Much like Aidoo, Emecheta is one of the foremost African female authors and a lauded Nigerian author. Her work largely focuses on gender issues in Igbo society and Nigeria, and racial politics in the UK. Some of...
Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor is a Nigerian-American author that has gained prominence for her science fiction and fantasy novels. She has received much praise for her storytelling, which reflects Africans in genres that typically underutilize African characters and culture. Her...
Ama Ata Aidoo

Ama Ata Aidoo

Ama Ata Aidoo Aidoo is a celebrated Ghanaian author whose notable works include Changes: A Love Story, Our Sister Kill Joy and The Girl Who Can and Other Stories. Her work tends to focus on gender issues in West Africa and colonialism. Aidoo is internationally...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Anyone familiar with African literature is likely to have read one of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novels or NoViolet Bulawayo’s highly praised debut We Need New Names. If you’re looking to delve deeper into the world of African literature, look no further! In...