From Bard’s Human Rights Project website, “Nuruddin Farah is an internationally renown novelist and essayist, who has been exiled from his home country of Somalia since the 1970s. He has written 12 novels which have been translated into over twenty languages (and counting), dozens of short stories, and countless essays and opinion pieces for publications all over the world. Nuruddin Farah has been on the faculty at Bard College as Distinguished Professor of Literature since the fall of 2013. This episode originally aired on Robin Hood Radio on Friday, January 23rd, 2015.”
His most recent novel, Hiding in Plain Sight is reviewed in the New York Times here, at NPR here, and in the Toronto Star here. You can read and listen to his most recent short story in the New Yorker, The Start of the Affair. A recent interview on NPR is available here and an older one for PBS is available here.