Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, along with 227 new members, the Academy announced today.
In March, Chimamanda was also elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the second Nigerian to be so honoured, after Professor Wole Soyinka. She will be inducted in May.
In the announcement by the Academy of Arts and Science, Chimamanda was listed among 40
Foreign Honorary Members from 19 countries elected by the Academy.