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Here is the video of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s conversation with Hillary Clinton at the 2018 PEN World Voices Festival, where Clinton had delivered the Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture.

Chimamanda’s question as to why Clinton’s Twitter bio led with “wife” sparked controversy among Nigerians—and an astonishingly overenergized one—leading her to write a Facebook post that just might go down as her most detailed, most Nigerian clapback yet.

Their conversation starts at 00:41:00.

The Twitter bio question at 1 hour 13 minutes.

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Otosirieze is deputy editor of Brittle Paper. He is a judge for the 2018/19 Gerald Kraak Prize. He is an editor at 14, Nigeria’s first queer art collective, which has published volumes including We Are Flowers (2017) and The Inward Gaze (2018). He is the curator of the Art Naija Series, a sequence of e-anthologies of writing and visual art focusing on different aspects of Nigerianness, including Enter Naija: The Book of Places (2016), which explores cities, and Work Naija: The Book of Vocations (2017), which explores professions. His fiction has appeared in The Threepenny Review and Transition. He has completed a collection of short stories, You Sing of a Longing, is working on a novel, and is represented by David Godwin Associates literary agency. He combined English and History at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, is completing a postgraduate degree in African Studies, and taught English at Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu. Find him at otosirieze.com, where he accepts writing and editing offers, or on Instagram or Twitter: @otosirieze. When bored, he Googles Rihanna.

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