A&LL: Peace Adzo Medie


Promotional Partner: Pan-African Connection

Author Peace Adzo Medie’s latest novel, Nightbloom, examines the unbreakable power of female friendship. After two inseparable young friends in Ghana become estranged, only a crisis can bring them back together and reconnect their bond. A riveting depiction of life, class, and family in Ghana, Nightbloom is above all a powerful depiction of the strength of female bonds in the face of societies that would silence them.  

Peace Adzo Medie’s debut novel, His Only Wife, was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a New York Times Notable Book of 2020, and a Time magazine Must-Read Book of 2020. It was also a Reese’s Book Club pick. Medie has won numerous awards for her scholarship and has held several fellowships, including the Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellowship.  


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