Jude Dibia is the author of three successful novels: Walking with Shadows (BlackSands Books, 2005), Unbridled (Jacana, 2009), and Blackbird (Jalaa Writers’ Collective, 2011), as well as a number of short stories. In 2005 his debut novel, Walking with Shadows generated a stir due to its subject matter and for its favorable handling of a gay protagonist. In 2019, Walking with Shadows was adapted into a motion picture and premiered at the prestigious BFI London Film Festival. Dibia has been awarded the Ken Saro-Wiwa Prose Prize and Sweden’s Natur och Kultur Pris for his writing.

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