Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – awarded with the Mary McCarthy Prize.
On top of all the accolades she has already received, Chimamanda Adichie continues to make Nigeria proud. She received the award for her literature and contribution to the society.
For your astonishing novels, your formative nonfiction, and your charismatic public presence. The piercing insights, uncommon eloquence, and fearless commitment you share with us as witness to the human condition have altered our perception and understanding of the central issues of our time.
The winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in short fiction gets $2000 cash; also, winner receives the publication of a collection of short stories, novella or short novel and standard royalty contract.