Lights Out

KOI-KOI By Raymond Elenwoke

Madam Koi Koi

Ejike woke up with a start. Something had disturbed his sleep. He’d dreamt he was running from something, but it had been dark, and he couldn’t see. All he knew was that he’d felt like he would die if the thing that had been chasing him had caught him. He sat up in his bed, the blanket pooling around his thighs.

AFIN By Edwin Okolo

Today, I can feel Oba’s lecherous eyes on my buttocks as I work the grinding stone, pureeing beans for Iyalode’s allele. I exaggerate my moves, jiggle my bottom and thighs a little more. I can see Oba’s trouser rise through his reflection in the silver tray I used to pick the beans and it makes me smile.

On African Horror Fiction, Halloween, Lights Out: Resurrection, Writing and Reading – A Conversation, with Wole Talabi and Nerine Dorman

Last week, TNC published the anthology Lights Out: Resurrection, which features a crop of African authors of horror and dark speculative fiction, edited by Wole Talabi. It features a story by Nerine Dorman who is an active figure in the South African horror fiction scene. Today, we present a conversation between them on their writing, African horror fiction,…

Lights Out: Resurrection – Book Announcement

For the last 5 years, TheNakedConvos (TNC) has celebrated Halloween every October with Lights Out, an annual collection of horror stories. Previous Entries in the series include: Lights Out: First Blood (2011) Lights Out: Nightmare Theatre (2012) Lights Out: Twisted Fairytales (2013) Lights Out: Monsters (2014) Lights Out: Nigerian Horror Story (2015) To celebrate its…