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Chika Unigwe - Babbel Magazine

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Chika Unigwe

Chika Unigwe was born and raised in Enugu, Nigeria. She is the author of four novels, including Night Dancer and On Black Sisters Street. Her short story collection, Better Never than Late, was published in 2019. Widely translated, she has received many awards for her writing. She presently lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a professor of writing at Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville. You can find her on Twitter at @chikaunigwe and on Instagram at @realchikaunigwe.

Articles by Chika

Enchanté, Goodbye

The French aspirated their h’s and swallowed their r’s the same way the Yoruba did, but no one thought that the Yoruba accent was sexy.