Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Okey Ndibe



Okey Ndibe is a novelist, poet, political activist from Yola, Nigeria. He is the author of Arrows of Rain, a critically reviewed novel published in 2000. Ndibe relocated to the United States in 1988, where he founded African Commentary, a magazine described as "award-winning and widely acclaimed." Nbide is also a published poet, and a former associate professor of English at Bard College at Simon's Rock.

Ndibe writes a weekly column for The Sun of Nigeria, and his opinion essays are carried by several websites. He contributes to several publications in the U.S., England, and elsewhere, including Hartford Courant, The Fabian Society Journal, Black Issues Book Review, BBC Online, http://www.blogger.com/www.guernicamag.com and http://www.drunkenboat.com/.

Books
Arrows of Rain
Writers, Writing on Conflicts and Wars in Africa

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