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On Maroko, Writing and Blackbird: Jude Dibia Speaks

On Maroko, Writing and Blackbird: Jude Dibia Speaks

Jude Dibia has authored three novels. He wrote the well acclaimed and daring novel, Walking with Shadows in 2005. His second book, Unbridled (2007), was awarded the 2007 Ken Saro Wiwa Prize for Prose and was also a finalist in the 2008 Nigeria Prize for Literature (sponsored by NLNG). His recent work, Blackbird (2011), is … Continue reading On Maroko, Writing and Blackbird: Jude Dibia Speaks

Book review – Jude Dibia’s Blackbird

Pages: 322 Publisher: JALAA Writers Collections ISBN: 9789789125319 When I began reading Blackbird, my first thoughts were ‘oh no! Not another social-responsibility story about Nigeria.” It’s probably just me, but it seems as though there is an overdose of ‘the things that’s wrong with Nigeria’ messages on social networks, music, and online newspapers. Not that … Continue reading Book review – Jude Dibia’s Blackbird