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Adichie and her husband Ivara Esege, MD

As a literary blog dedicated to the African literary scene, we have written a lot of posts about Adichie’s writing, her ideas, her politics, and even her fashion and style. So imagine how delighted we are to share with you the report we found on Bella Naija that Adichie is pregnant.

The rumor mill began after the Farafina Workshop [See photos HERE] where the Nigerian author was spotted with a baby bump.

Attendees report seeing the award winning novelist with tell-tale signs of pregnancy,” says Bella Naija.

But this photo of Adichie talking to reporters [see below] during the Farafina Trust Literary Evening says it all. Hard to miss the baby bump.

Such great news!

Somehow I am reminded of Adichie’s statement: “Birthing a child is an accomplishment. Birthing an idea is an accomplishment. Building something or creating something or raising a good human being or contributing to making the world better in some way is an accomplishment.”

She has birthed many a brilliant idea. We are delighted that she’s well underway to birthing a child.

Congrats to Adichie!

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

One Response to “Pregnant Adichie Looks Lovely with Baby Bump” Subscribe

  1. Obinna Udenwe 2015/07/08 at 07:59 #

    This is good. May the child be greater than the mother.

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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