Introducing

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Adam Nyang

Writer

The name might have already rung a bell, Adam burst into the country’s literary arena when she published her maiden novel, Agonies and Fortunes, at just 17 years old while she was in Grade 11 at Nusrat Senior Secondary School; a feat rarely achieved anywhere in the world. Despite in her formative years, Adam’s creativity and love for reading has been widely recognized by some of the country’s prominent writers like Musa Bah and Hassoum Ceesay—the former being a great inspiration to her admirable development in literature. “In the next ten years, I see myself the author of several books and working in our govt foreign ministry… being part of those who advance the foreign policies of the country.” Adam, until her departure to Morocco where she plans to study International Relations, was running a weekly column on Daily Observer called Hearts and Minds.]]>