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Wonder what Chimamanda Adichie did in celebration of her 38th birthday last week? A birthday bash? A get-away trip? Quiet family dinner?

Okay, we’ll leave you guys to stay guessing.

What we do know for a fact is that Twitter lit up to wish the successful novelist and expecting mother a happy birthday.

Everyone from Okay Africa to the New York Public Library, alongside a massive entourage of fans were on hand to join in the celebration of her big day.

Here is a selection of happy-birthday tweets to show you just how heartwarming the outpouring of love has been.





Post image by Victor Ehikhamenor via Instagram

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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.

4 Responses to “Twitter Lights Up In Celebration of Chimamanda Adichie’s 38th Birthday” Subscribe

  1. Adriel September 21, 2015 at 11:10 pm #

    You should check my blog. I dedicated a post to my Queen. For a moment I thought my name was going to come back. Seeing as I took the celebration personal. But Oh well!

    • Ainehi Edoro September 22, 2015 at 5:19 am #

      Hi Ariel! This is awesome. Love it. Thanks for sharing. What’s your twitter handle?

  2. Adriel September 21, 2015 at 11:21 pm #

    You should check my blog. I dedicated a post to my Queen. For a moment I thought my name was going to come up on your recent post, seeing as I took the celebration seriously. But Oh well!

  3. Adriel September 22, 2015 at 9:43 am #

    Awww… Thank you! @AdrielChizzle. That’s the handle. Thanks!

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