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An Evening with Chimamanda (2) Photo credit – Narrative Landscape

On 22 September, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Nigerian publishers, Narrative Landscape Press, hosted her in Victoria Island, Lagos. The event, themed “An Evening with Chimamanda,” took place at The Workstation, 7 Ibiyinka Olorunbe Close, Victoria Island, Lagos. There were conversations around her two most recent books, We Should All Be Feminists (2014) and Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions (2016). Attendance was free and tickets finished within hours.

In an email to Brittle Paper, Dr Eghosa Imasuen, Business Development Director of Narrative Landscape Press and author of the novel Fine Boys (2012), had stated that they hoped for more people to “contribute your voice to those of people interested in looking beyond stereotypes and social norms to recognize our common humanity.”

Here are exclusive photos from the event. Photo credit: Narrative Landscape Press.

Visit www.narrativelandscape.com to buy the books. 

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Otosirieze is deputy editor of Brittle Paper. He is a judge for the 2018/19 Gerald Kraak Prize and the 2019 Miles Morland Writing Scholarships. 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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