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Today's Google Doodle Honors Chinua Achebe on What Would've Been His 87th Birthday

Google celebrates the father of modern African literature with a touching illustration.

We all know the impact prolific Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has made in the literature world—and the world itself.

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Literature

​Nnedi Okorafor Just Introduced a Yoruba Character to the World of 'Star Wars' for Its 40th Anniversary

Nnedi Okorafor has penned a new short story as part of the 40th anniversary Star Wars anthology.

Nnedi Okorafor is responsible for creating some of our favorite fictional heroes, and it looks like we'll soon be able to add another to the list.

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Literature

Akwaeke Emezi Shares the Cover of Her Debut Novel 'Freshwater'

Akwaeke Emezi's highly-anticipated debut novel 'Freshwater' is now available for preorder.

DIASPORA—Nigerian writer Akwaeke Emezi has revealed the cover of her highly-anticipated upcoming novel Freshwater.

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