The shorty Awards honor the best content creators and producers on social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube and rest digital world. The 10th annual edition of the show held over the weekend on Sunday, 15th of April, in New York.
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was one of the finalists for the awards and she walked away with the Award of ‘Best in Literature’.
She beat the rest nonimees including cleon Wade, Jon Ronson, Jonny Sun, kevin Kwan and Rebecca Traister to the prize.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been one of the best internationally- acclaimed author over the past 10 years, in addition to her novels, Ted Talk, essays, and a speech sampled in a Beyonce’s “flawless”.
Chimamanda is responsible for drawing a new generation of readers to African literature. She uses her prominence to promote the beauty of her heritage, and this year created an Instagram account for her “wear in Nigeria” Campaign- a response to terrible economy policies that has hurt artisans.