Authors such as Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer and recently Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie have set the stage for African authors to be noticed globally. According to blogger Minna Salami, interconnectivity and technology has increased access to African writers, especially to those who have been seeking to share alternative and unique stories. The world has noticed that Africa has its own stories to tell; stories rooted in the culture of the continent from the perspective of people from the continent. Here is a list of contemporary African authors who are making a mark in the literature world.