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In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re sharing with you some pictures we found on the world wide web of contemporary African women authors as kids. All these authors are also contributors to the monumental anthology New Daughters of Africa (2019), edited by Margaret Busby. Enjoy this walk back through time!

(P.S. Head over to our Instagram page to check out our #ReadingTheDaughtersOfAfrica campaign.)

Ayesha Harruna Attah

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Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀

Bernardine Evaristo

 

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Grasping at Life: not yet walking. #firstteeth #memorylane

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Chibundu Onuzo

 

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So young, so chic in my black turtle neck, what else could I grow up to be but a writer?

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Chika Unigwe

Minna Salami

Safia Elhillo

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  1. Lola March 19, 2020 at 1:48 pm #

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