Award-Winning Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Announces New Short Story ‘Zikora’

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will finally be releasing a new fictional piece, the new short story would be her first official piece of fiction in over seven years, her last release was ‘Americanah

The new short story will be called “Zikora“.

“Zikora,” is a short story about a Nigerian lawyer living in Washington, D.C. who has been abandoned by her highly-celebrated partner after learning that she’s pregnant. The story follows Zikora’s life as she faces losing and being abandoned by her lover in such a life-changing moment, as well as a tense relationship with her “helpful” mother who comes to help her prepare for her journey into motherhood.

In an excerpt from the short story provided exclusively to Entertainment Weekly, we learn about her chaotic relationship between mother and daughter.

Chimamanda will be releasing the new short story on October 27 as part of an Amazon Original series.

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