NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast

"    NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast " Podcast
Creepy stories with full audio production written by Black writers and performed by Black actors. So scary it’ll make you want to leave your night light on.

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Season: 1
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Hi! I’m Tonia Thompson—a horror writer and creator of the NIGHTLIGHT podcast. NIGHTLIGHT features horror stories written by Black authors all over the world. We’ll be debuting on June 26, 2018 with an episode based on the bestselling horror novel DREAD N

Season: 1 Episode: 1
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This week we celebrate our very first full episode with an original story from Justina Ireland, bestselling author of Dread Nation. If you haven’t read Dread Nation yet, you’re missing out on my favorite read of this year.nToday’s story gives us a little

Season: 1 Episode: 1
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This week we celebrate our very first full episode with an original story from Justina Ireland, bestselling author of Dread Nation. If you haven’t read Dread Nation yet, you’re missing out on my favorite read of this year. n Today’s story gives us a litt

Season: 1 Episode: 2
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This week we have a story from the amazing Eden Royce. I’m a huge fan of Eden’s, maybe because her stories tend toward the darker side, maybe because of the gothic feel of them, but probably because her words haunt you long after you’ve left the world sh

Season: 1 Episode: 2
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This week we have a story from the amazing Eden Royce. I’m a huge fan of Eden’s, maybe because her stories tend toward the darker side, maybe because of the gothic feel of them, but probably because her words haunt you long after you’ve left the world sh

Season: 1 Episode: 3
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What happens when the devil comes to collect on a soul he was promised? This week’s story is from author Lamar Giles. Narrated by Rodney Blu.nDownload transcriptnnYou can find more of Lamar’s work by visiting lamargiles.com.nIf you want to pre-order his

Season: 1
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Remember, tweet with hashtag #HiddenLove to win a Pretty Deadly print from Good For Her.nnFor more of Moniques work, follow her on Twitter @MoniqueDesir or on Facebook. She also blogs.nnYou can also buy her books:nForbidden (urban fantasy for adults)nMoo

Season: 1 Episode: 4
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What happens when intergenerational trauma becomes physical?nYou can follow Nicole on her blog. nBuy her book, Escape From Beckyville, or read her work in Sycorax’s Daughters.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT

Season: 1 Episode: 5
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You can read more of Charles Chesnutts stories from The Conjure Woman for free on Project Gutenberg or via Amazon. nnNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Pat

Season: 1 Episode: 6
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What happens when the dead cant rest?nnYou can learn more about Sharon via her website or follow her on Twitter. You can read the issue of Weirdbook Magazine with Sharons story on Kindle or paperback.nnNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you wa

Season: 1 Episode: 7
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Werewolves in space. Need we say more?nYou can read more of Dannys work on EFNIKS.com or in FIYAH Literary Magazine.nnNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Pa

Season: 1
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We interview Danny Lore and learn about her inspiration for The Nasty at Bellua, how she views werewolves in stories, and about her floral apocalyptic comic series, The Wilds, out right now.rnrnTo purchase issues of The Wilds, go to https://www.comixolog

Season: 1 Episode: 8
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In this dystopian tale, W.E.B. Du Bois explores the color line and its political implications after a catastrophic event. It is a work of fiction reminiscent of the Twilight Zone, almost 20 years before Rod Serling was born.nnRead The Comet on Project Gu

Season: 1 Episode: 9
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Nothing good can come of two girls playing with conjure magic. This weeks episode comes to us from Linda D. Addison, who tells us what it means to have power in your blood without respecting it.nnLinda D. Addison is an award-winning author of four collec

Season: 1 Episode: 10
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You can read Alicia’s YA sci-fi thrillers, The Underminers and its sequel, Cellblock Earth on Kindle or paperback. Members of Kindle Unlimited can read both novels for free.nn NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT

Season: 1 Episode: 11
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“Sweet Justice” was previously published in Black Magic Women: Terrifying Tales by Scary Sisters.nnYou can learn more about Kenesha Williams on Amazon and by checking out Black Girl Magic Lit Mag.nn NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want

Season: 1 Episode: 12
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Thanks to librivox.org for the narration audio for this episode, and Jen Zink of the Skiffy and Fanty Show for the audio production.nnYou can read more of Chesnutt’s work on Project Gutenberg.nnNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to

Season: 1 Episode: 13
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Can technology haunt a house? Youll find out in Unwanteds.nVisit Aigners blog, or read her published work: Mythcreants & The Five-2nnNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to keep this podcast alive, you can join the NIGHTLIGHT Legi

Season: 1 Episode: 14
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Zombies that whisper. Memories that haunt. Sean Demory gives us a zombie story with so many feels.nnCheck out Seans publishing company: Pine Float PressnRead Slow Boat to Fast CitynRead or listen to The Ballad of Black TomnRead or listen to Lovecraf

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In this episode, we kick off the horror holiday month and share a creepy true story. What would you do if you knew you weren’t alone, and had no way of knowing who--or what--was with you and what they wanted?nnNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. I

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In this bonus episode, we talk about Blaxploitation movie Abby with author Eden Royce.nVisit Eden Royce’s website for more information about her and her work, or follow Eden on Twitter @edenroyce, or on Facebook or Instagram.nnBe sure to check out her mi

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Blacklore stories are creepypasta written by Black writers from a Black perspective. We kick this new patron-only series off with a Slenderman story.nnIf you like this story, or our True Frights episode from a couple of weeks ago, you’ll want to become a

Season: 1 Episode: 15
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Whats it like to visit your loved ones in Hell?nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to keep this podcast alive, you can join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time donation to the podcast via Paypal.nn--- nnSu

Season: 1 Episode: 16
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Flash fiction by Aigner Wilson (Dead Children Stop Playing for Ungrateful Audiences) and Nicole Givens Kurtz (Lipstick Smiles).nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to keep this podcast alive, you can join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Pat

Season: 1 Episode: 17
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What can happen when we writers take our job too seriously? Research is an important part of any good story, but where should we draw the line in our quest for an authentic tale?nThanks to A.Z. for submitting this story. If you enjoyed it, you can find A

Season: 1
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For our season finale, we present a full-cast production audio drama inspired by our creators favorite show: The Twilight Zone.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Le

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This week, we talk to Melody Cooper about her award-winning script, how to build a screenwriting career, and what Black horror means to her.nn--- nnSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nightlight/support

Season: 2 Episode: 1
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What happens when mans best friend protects you....even in death?nnNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on

Season: 2 Episode: 2
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NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contribution on PayPal. As always, reviews and shout-outs on social media are alwa

Season: 2 Episode: 3
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Subways are just creepy. Everybody knows that. But what happens when your train breaks down in the middle of a tunnel?nRead the story transcript.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join

Season: 2 Episode: 4
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Queer Black women kicking vampire ass in the 19th century English countryside. And just when you think it cant get it better....theres music!nnNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join th

Season: 2
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Interview with The Percivals author, Eboni Dunbar.nTranscript coming soon.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time contrib

Season: 2 Episode: 5
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This week, we have another story from the Percivals universe by Eboni Dunbar. Last month, we met a Black woman in Victorian England kicking vampire ass with music–this time she squares up against werewolves, and we learn the fate of Alexander Percival.nn

Season: 2 Episode: 7
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If you love Edgar Allan Poe’s The Tell-Tale Heart, you’re going to love this story by author Errick Nunnally. Penny tragically loses her son, but thankfully, he’s an organ donor. Unfortunately, not all organ donations end well.nnYou can download a transc

Season: 2 Episode: 7
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This week, we have a great story about a strained relationship, with a twist. What would it take to make you abandon your partner? What would you do for them? How much pain would you endure? This story asks that and more.nTyhitia writes horror, fantasy,

Season: 2 Episode: 8
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In D is for Dancing, by Rickey Rivers Jr, we take advantage of a chill on a hot summer day.nIn Roadside Assistance by Kristopher Brown, we learn why its not always safe to drive in the dark, and why we should always listen to our mothers.nNIGHTLIGHT is e

Season: 2 Episode: 9
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What happens when a haunted house isnt just a house after all?nAlso, learn what really creeps out author Evan Davis and host Tonia Thompson.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the

Season: 2 Episode: 10
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This week, we bring you a post-apocalyptic story that makes us question who’s really turning into a monster. Our author is Jennifer Baker, a long-time publishing professional, and the creator and host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, as well as c

Season: 2 Episode: 11
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We interview Jennifer Baker, author of Expiration Date, and editor for Electric Literature, as as well as creator of the Minorities in Publishing Podcast.nnLearn what editors hate to see, how to write stories with characters outside of your community wit

Season: 2 Episode: 11
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This week, we have a story of revenge in the South. With vampires!nA quick content warning: there is racial violence in this episode and if that’s something you don’t want to hear, you may consider skipping this episode.nYou can read our interview with t

Season: 2 Episode: 12
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This week, we have a story from our creator, Tonia, about revenge and werewolves.nNarrated by Dominick Rabrun. Audio production by Tonia Thompson. nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undea

Season: 2 Episode: 13
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Fans of The Matrix will enjoy this story of a simulated reality.nNarrated by Cherrae Stuart. Audio production by Jen Zink.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion

Season: 2 Episode: 15
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This week, were co-releasing this episode with Pseudopod. If you love horror and you havent listened to Pseudopod, you should fix that now. :)nNarrated by Cherrae Stuart. Audio production by Tonia Thompson. Ambience music by klankbeeld.nNIGHTLIGHT is ent

Season: 3 Episode: 1
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NIGHTLIGHT is back for Season 3 with a story about werewolves,  sorcerers, and demons. Be careful of cobblestone streets and mysterious  songs.nNarrated by Tonia Ransom. Audio production by Tonia Ransom.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supporte

Season: 3 Episode: 2
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This week, a captivating story of hellhounds and conflicting ancestry.nNarrated by Cherrae Stuart. Audio production by Tonia Ransom.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to help keep NIGHTLIGHT from joining the undead, join the NIGHTLIG

Season: 3 Episode: 3
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This week’s story is a perfect blend of noir, mermaids, and murder, with some heavy metal thrown in for good measure.nEpisode TranscriptnNarrated by William Lett. Audio production by Tonia Ransom.nNIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you want to

Season: 3 Episode: 4
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This week, we have a story of birds, blood, and vengeance.nEpisode transcriptnAudio production and narration by Tonia Ransom.nAtmospheric music courtesy of klankbeeld.

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