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TITLE: Conversations with African Poets and Writers: Okey Ndibe

SPEAKER: Okey Ndibe
EVENT DATE: 2015/05/21
RUNNING TIME: 65 minutes
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DESCRIPTION: Nigerian-born professor of literature Okey Ndibe read selections from his new novel "Foreign Gods Inc." Okey Ndibe, born in Yola, Nigeria, is the author of the novels Foreign Gods, Inc. and Arrows of Rain. His novel Foreign Gods, Inc. was named one of the 10 best books of 2014 by The New York Times, Inquirer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Mosaic. The novel was also included in National Public Radio’s list of best books of 2014. The 2015-2016 Black Mountain Institute fellow at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, he is also co-editor of Writers Writing on Conflicts and Wars in Africa.