Monday, February 15, 2010


Dr Chika Unigwe is a fiction writer, a poet, a wife and mother of 4 children. She's one of the very african authors to be published in both english and dutch.

She was born in Enegu and now resides with her lovely family in Turnhout Belgium.

She's the author of two published novels, the first one called "De Feniks" and the second one "On Black Sister's Street". Apart from those 2 novels, she's also written short stories, one of them "Borrowed Smile" was the winner of the BBC 2003 short story competition. She also was nominated for the Caine Prize in 2004. Last year, she received the 2009 Rockefeller Foundation fellowship for creative writing..just to let u know how gifted this sista is:)

On her site, you can read some of her work for free and stay updated on her upcoming projects:
You can also see and her speak about her work, HERE

Djaa my nigerian sistas sont trop dedans:)
Eyeee Wayee:)

1 comment:

Olivia said...

That's awesome! Beautiful & accomplished & she will continue to do well. I love reading & will check out her work. Thanx for sharing Sis!