Tobi Ogundiran

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Tobi Ogundiran is a British Science Fiction Association, Shirley Jackson and Nommo award nominated writer of dark and fantastical tales.

Latest Fiction

The Tale of Jaja and Canti

Seated on the balcony of the house across the street is a man. He is slumped in his chair and has remained unmoving for several hours. The tattered frays of his agbada spreads about his person like an old sailcloth, snapping in the wind. His equally tattered hat is positioned on his head such that you cannot see his face. He has maintained this position for nigh on a day (which is much, much longer than you think). If you think him dead, then you’ll be wrong; if you think him alive, well . . .

Maria’s Children

Then I saw them. Little children too numerous to count, standing eerily still in the midst of the storm. Black as the waters, frothing and morphing like the sea around them, they stood just where the raging waves crashed against the shore, not daring to venture any further. All but one, a sand demon, who was dragging my screaming brother …