The Beauty I Have Seen: A Trilogy (Lagos: Malthouse, 2010)

The Old Man in a State House & Other Stories: short story collection (NY: African Heritage Press, 2012)

The New African Poetry: An Anthology, eds. Tanure Ojaide and Tijan M. Sallah (Boulder, CO & London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999)

In the House of Words (Lagos: Malthouse Press Ltd., 2006)

Stars of the Long Night: A Novel (Lagos: Malthouse, 2012)

Contemporary African Literature: New Approaches (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2012)

The Activist (Lagos: Farafina Publishers, 2006)

Matters of the Moment (Lagos: Malthouse, 2009)

Poetic Imagination in Black Africa: Essays on African Poetry (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 1996)

In the Kingdom of Songs: Poems 1995-2000 (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2002)

The Debt-Collector & Other Stories (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2009)

The Eagle's Vision (Detroit: Lotus Press, 1987)

Sovereign Body (Spring, Texas: Panther Creek Press, 2004)

Great Boys: An African Childhood (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1998)

Invoking the Warrior Spirit: New and Selected Poems (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1999)

Labyrinths of the Delta (NY: Greenfield, 1986)

I Want to Dance and Other Poems (San Francisco: African Heritage Press, 2003)

Delta Blues and Home Songs (Ibadan, Nigeria: Kraft Books, 1998).

Poems for a Century: An Anthology on Nigeria

The Poetry of Wole Soyinka (Oxford/Lagos: Malthouse, 1994)

Daydream of Ants and Other Poems (Lagos: Malthouse, 1997)

Urhobo Language Today

The Endless Song (Lagos/Oxford: Malthouse, 1989)

Poetry, Performance, and Art: The Udje Dance Songs of the Urhobo People (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2003)

Love Gifts: Poems (New York: African Heritage Press, 2013)

Culture, Society and Politics in Modern African Literature

Theorizing African Oral Poetic Performance and Aesthetics: Udje Dance Songs of the Urhobo People (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2009)

God’s Medicine Men & Other Stories (Lagos: Malthouse Press, 2005)

Drawing the Map of Heaven: An African Writer in America. (Lagos: Malthouse Press, 2012)

Ordering the African Imagination: Essays on Culture and Literature (Lagos: Malthouse, 2007)

A Creative Writing Handbook for African Writers and Students (Lagos: Malthouse Press, 2005)

Biography - Ojaide, Tanure

The Tale of the Harmattan (Cape Town, SA: Kwela Books/Snailpress, 2007)

The Blood of Peace and Other Poems(Oxford, UK: Heinemann, 1991)

The Fate of Vultures & Other Poems (Lagos/Oxford: Malthouse, 1990)

When It No Longer Matters Where You Live (Calabar: University of Calabar Press, 1999)

Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

“Under New Pastoral Management” (short story) in An African Quilt: 24 Modern African Stories edited by Barbara H. Solomon and W. Reginald Rampone (New York: Signet Classics, 2013), pp. 262-279

Children of Iroko & Other Poems (NY: Greenfield, 1973)

In the Quiet House.(Poem): An article from: World Literature Today

Conversations with Wole Soyinka.: An article from: World Literature Today

Critical Essays on Ngugi wa Thiong'o. (Kenya).: An article from: World Literature Today

Songs of Myself-Quartet (Ibadan, Nigeria: Kraft Books, November 2015)

Literature and Culture in Global Africa. London/New York: Taylor and Francis /Routledge, 2017.

Songs from the Land of Spirits (Poetry)

God’s Naked Children (short stories)