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Chika Unigwe


Nigerian born Chika Unigwe writes novels, poetry, children’s books and non-fiction. Unigwe writes in both Dutch and English, and two of her novels are now available in English: On Black Sisters’ Street and most recently Night Dancer.

The first tells the story of African prostitutes working in Belgium; the second is the about the relationships between mothers and daughters.

Unigwe’s stories have been broadcast on BBC World Service, Radio Nigeria, and other Commonwealth Radio Stations. She was also listed as one of the most powerful black women in Europe in 2010. She lives with her family Belgium.

Her website is

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