Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins PEN Printer Prize and Challenges Writers to Talk About Politics!

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins PEN Printer Prize and Challenges Writers to Talk About Politics!

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Writer and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has devoted her life to telling stories that properly represent Nigerian culture and now she wants to discuss the issues effecting her country.   Upon winning the PEN Pinter prize, Adichie spoke openly about using art to humanize politics. For her efforts to speak out on the challenges her culture faces, the judges described her as “sophisticated beyond measure in her understanding of gender, race, and global inequality.” Adichie said in her lecture Shut Up and Write,   Sometimes politics must be engaged with as politics. And this could not be any truer or more urgent today, with …