Nigerians in Space

Published by Ricochet Books, Nigerians in Space is an international crime thriller about brain drain that is set in South Africa, Nigeria, and the U.S. The chapter “Home Affairs”, published in World Literature Today, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010. Print edition coming September 2013.

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Everyone Comes from Belterra

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Everyone Comes from Belterra: When America Owned the Amazon is set in Belterra, a Ford town built in Brazil in the late 1920s to supply the company and America with rubber in the event of global war. Chapters were published in The London Magazine, The Space, and The book was studied in a political science course at Rutgers University.

pressing game

I am currently writing a novel about a soccer referee in post-earthquake Haiti who revisits his life with his late brother. It emerged from my work on the Haiti desk at an international development organization and my love for soccer. Chapters published in Guernica and Joyland.