The Comet By W.E.B. Du Bois This week, we have another blast from the past, this time courtesy of Pseudopod, an Escape Artists podcast. W.E.B. Du Bois is best known for his essays; in particular The Souls of Black Folk, but he also wrote fiction—in this case speculative fiction. His story, The Comet, first appeared … Continue reading S1 E08: The Comet
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Hi I’m Tonia Thompson, horror writer and creator of Nightlight, the black horror podcast. This week’s story is from an author that is slept on entirely too much. I know one day people recognize them for their talent and creativity, and I am thrilled to have their story, The Nasty at Bellua for the podcast. … Continue reading S1 E7: The Nasty at Bellua
Hi. I’m Tonia Thompson, horror writer and creator of NIGHTLIGHT: the Black horror podcast. This week we hear a story from Sharon Cullars. Sharon is known for her romance novels and this story is one of her first forays into horror. Today’s episode is narrated by the amazing Cherrae Stuart. A big thanks to our … Continue reading S1 E6: Daddy’s Home
Hi. I’m Tonia Thompson, horror writer and creator of NIGHTLIGHT: the Black horror podcast. This week we go back more than 130 years to hear the work of Charles Chestnutt. Charles is often considered the first important Black American novelist, and his collection of short stories “The Conjure Woman” are available for free on Amazon … Continue reading S1 E5: Gray Wolf’s Ha’nt