T J Benson

T J Benson is a Nigerian short story writer and creative photographer whose work has appeared in online journals like Jalada Africa, Paragram, Brittle Paper, Sentinel Literary Journal, African Hadithi, Afridiaspora, Expound, Bakwa and in print magazines and anthologies like ANA Annual Review, Transition Magazine and more recently the SSDA Migrations Anthology of African Writing.

Pretty Bird

Photograph by Ladan Osman

She met him at a makeshift healing centre not far from a wrecked village. He had been wounded from the war against the machines and that was good enough reason. He said her eyes were his …

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