Author: Okey Ndibe

  • Arrows of Rain

    Arrows of Rain

    In the country of Madia (based in part on Ndibe’s native Nigeria) a young prostitute runs into the sea and drowns. The last man who spoke to her, the “madman” Bukuru, is asked to account for her last moments. When his testimony implicates the Madian armed forces, Bukuru is arrested and charged with her death.…

  • Foreign Gods. Inc.

    Foreign Gods. Inc.

    Foreign Gods, Inc., tells the story of Ike, a New York-based Nigerian cab driver who sets out to steal the statue of an ancient war deity from his home village and sell it to a New York gallery. Foreign Gods Inc. is a meditation on the dreams, promises and frustrations of immigrant life; the nature…