Now, did you hear of Chimamanda’s article on depression that is making the rounds? It was published by the UK Guardian but taken down after some issues. Well, Juliet Kego – a fine writer and insightful analyst – gives her thoughts on the whole drama between The Guardian and Chimamanda’s management. Happy reading … and yes, do follow the Whole Woman Network. They always have really nice posts to leave you thinking…and yes, entertained. Cheers, Su’eddie
The back and forth between The Guardian UK and award-winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is getting quite interesting (for lack of a better word). What would have ended up as a simple retraction is slowly sliding into the realms of ‘he said, she said’.
In all of this, perhaps it’s a bit self-absorbed of me to be more interested in the fact that hopefully these series of exchanges will help promote both her essay and subsequently the talk about depression. This was the whole point of the essay in the first place!
If all this sounds strange to you, here’s a quick run down of events so far:
-First, on Feb 1, 2015, The Guardian UK, published Ms Achebe’s very insightful, humane, accessible and illuminating essay on depression titled: ‘Mornings Are Dark, I Cry Often’. And before the world gathered her thoughts to share comments and repost on social media…
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