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Celebrity Of The Month: Chinelo Okparanta by nollywood20: 7:40pm On Dec 27, 2012
Nigerian born beauty Chinelo Okparanta is making waves in America for her short stories and debut book ""Happiness, Like Water". She was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She received her BS from Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers University and her MFA from Iowa Writers' Workshop. She teaches at the University of Iowa.

Her novel Happiness Like Water made the exclusive list of Best Books Of 2013?: Our Picks For The Year's Biggest Reads by the highly esteemed Huffington Post and also the latest New Voice in a series on GRANTA.
Read her interview on http://www.granta.com/New-Writing/Interview-Chinelo-Okparanta

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