Thursday, May 19, 2011

Chimamanda Adichie and Uzodinma Iweala awarded Radcliffe Institute Fellowships

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has announced the selection of its 2011/ 2012 fellows. The 51 men and women were chosen from 800 applicants based on prior accomplishments and the project they seek to undertake during their fellowship, as well as the potential of their projects to have long-term impact. Fellows for the 2011–2012 year include Nigeria's Chimamanda Adichie (author Half of a Yellow Sun) and Uzodinma Iweala ( author Beast of No Nation). 

You can read the announcement here and view the list of fellows here.

What She Thinks: Great News!

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