As indicated by an official statement by the Academy, the privileged individuals will be accepted at the yearly enlistment in May.
This acceptance will make Chimamanda the second Nigerian to be enlisted into the institute after Wole Soyinka, a Nobel laureate, was drafted in 1986.
The Academy clarified that Chimamanda will be respected close by 14 others.
“When the American Academy of Arts and Letters holds its annual induction and award ceremony in mid-May, Calvin Trillin, secretary, will induct fourteen members into the 250-person organisation and Yehudi Wyner, president will induct three foreign honorary members.”
Some of her past honors incorporate, Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2007 (Half of a yellow Sun); The MacArthur Fellowship 2008 for Fiction and The PEN Open Book Award, 2007 (Half of a Yellow Sun).