Fiction

The Wood Cutters’ Deity. This is a fairy tale-ish story about the death and birth of gods, and ultimately the burden of godhood. It won second place in Writers of the Future Contest 2nd Quarter 2016 and appeared in Writers of the Future Volume 33 (2017).

Being a Giant in Men’s World. This is a Nigerian fantasy tale addressing the rights of giants as humans. It’s upcoming at Galaxy’s Edge.

Nneamaka’s Ghost. This is a ghost story (obviously) set in rural West Africa. It’s upcoming at Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

Middle of Nowhere. A fantasy tale set in Nigeria. It’s upcoming at Abyss & Apex (2018).

A Hundred Lifetimes. This is a science fantasy short story based on a novel I am currently working on. It appeared in Deep Magic, December 2016 Issue.

Sing Me a Song. This is a rural African fantasy short story, and it appeared in Lamplight Magazine (October 2016).

The Coffin Maker’s SonThis is a story about love, marriage, death, and the difference between coffins and caskets. It appeared in Space & Time Magazine (November 2016).

The Worst Breed of Vultures. Most of the beta readers for this story classified it as gut-wrenching and brutal. The speculative elements in it are subjective and cultural. So unlike my other work, this isn’t a fantasy story. It’s mainstream, but dark. It appeared in Bourbon Penn Issue #12 (November 2016).

The Soulless. This is a fantasy short story that blurs the line between science and magic. It appeared in Strangelet Journal (September 2016).

Psychopathic is Good. This is a flash fiction that hints at those nasty childish habits we fail to outgrow, and it is upcoming at Stupeying Stories Showcase.

The Mama Mmiri, a story of a bereaved brother facing a hungry river spirit, appeared in Beneath Ceaseless skies. (January 2016).

The Mama Mmiri (podcast) also at Beneath Ceaseless Skies (January 2016).

The Mama Mmiri (reprint). Appeared in Event Horizon 2017 (March 2017).

The Mama Mmiri (reprint). Upcoming in Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Year #8 2018.

The Diamond FishThis is a mystical short story about a boy and his encounter with a magical fish. It appeared in The Literary Hatchet (August 2014).

The Diamond Fish reprinted in Myriad Lands Anthology, Volume 1 (July 2016).

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