Chika Unigwe (b. 1974) is a Belgian-Nigerian author who writes in English and Dutch. She made her debut as a novelist in 2005 with ‘The Phoenix’ (De Fenix), about the personal problems of an African woman in Flanders. In ‘Fata Morgana’ (2007) sex trafficking from Nigeria is portrayed through the world of black prostitutes in Antwerp. Her latest novels are ‘Night Dancer’ (Nachtdanser, 2011) and ‘The Black Messiah’ (De zwarte messias, 2013). Unigwe currently lives in the US.
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