Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie receives the 2017 Mary McCarthy Award
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie receives the Bard College’s Mary McCarthy Award for her thought-provoking novels and charismatic public presence.
Chimamanda becomes the first Nigerian to be awarded the Mary McCarthy Prize.
The Mary McCarthy Prize in short fiction includes a cash award, publication of a collection of short stories, standard royalty contract and a short novel or novella.
She attended the Mary McCarthy Prize in Bard College as a special guest.