Okey Ndibe

Herbert H. & Sofia P. Reuner Library Writers Series

Fall 2017
Okey Ndibe
Author, Educator, Editor


Okey Ndibe


Okey Ndibe is the author of the novels Never look an American in the eye: A Memoir of Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the making of a Nigerian American, Foreign Gods, Inc., and Arrows of Rain, and co-editor (with Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove) of Writers Writing on Conflicts and Wars in Africa. Janet Maslin of The New York Times as well as Philadelphia Inquirer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Mosaic magazine named Foreign Gods, Inc. one of the 10 best books of 2014. The novel was also included in National Public Radio’s list of best books of 2014.

Learn more about Okey Ndibe by visiting his website, okeyndibe.com


Gathering and Q&A Session
Thursday, November 9, 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., College Lounge, Vanderlyn Hall






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