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Tonia Thompson

Host, Voice Actor & Producer of NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction …, Voice Actor on Cast of Wonders & Guest & Guest Editor on PseudoPod
Tonia Thompson is the creator and executive producer of NIGHTLIGHT, a horror podcast featuring creepy tales from Black writers. Tonia has been writing horror since the second grade, much to the dismay of the teachers in her rural East Texas community. She is currently working on her first audio drama series, described as a podcast version of American Horror Story meets Superstition. Tonia tells horror stories regularly on Twitter, and in her spare time, she loves to hike, but normally chooses to sleep in instead. She lives in Texas with her husband and son, but dreams of living in Colorado, especially in the summer.
Recent episodes featuring Tonia Thompson
211: Interview with Jennifer Baker
Episode of
NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast
We interview Jennifer Baker, author of Expiration Date, and editor for Electric Literature, as as well as creator of the Minorities in Publishing Podcast. Learn what editors hate to see, how to write stories with characters outside of your community with love and respect, as well as what it's like to own a podcast. You can visit Jennifer at jenniferbaker.com, or on twitter as @jbakernyc. Check out Electric Literature and her Minorities in Publishing Podcast. You can read more of her work in Best American Essays 2018 and Everyday People: The Color of Life. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nightlight/support
210: Expiration Date by Jennifer Baker
Episode of
NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast
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 contributing editor to Electric Literature.  Story transcript available here Narrated by Tonia Thompson. Audio production by Jen Zink.  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 always appreciated. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nightlight/support
209: The Scars of Eliza Gray by Evan Davis
Episode of
NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast
What happens when a haunted house isn't just a house after all? Also, learn what really creeps out author Evan Davis and host Tonia Thompson. Narration by Georgia McKenzie. Audio Production by Jen Zink. 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 always appreciated. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nightlight/support
208: Double Episode! D is for Dancing + Roadside Assistance
Episode of
NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast
In D is for Dancing, by Rickey Rivers Jr, we take advantage of a chill on a hot summer day. In Roadside Assistance by Kristopher Brown, we learn why it's not always safe to drive in the dark, and why we should always listen to our mothers. 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 always appreciated. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nightlight/support
207: In the Beginning by Tyhitia Green
Episode of
NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast
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. Tyhitia writes horror, fantasy, and science fiction, and sometimes dabbles in other genres. She began writing poetry as a child and ventured into fiction years later. She enjoys writing both novels and short stories, and her work has appeared in Necrotic Tissue, Lightspeed, and Nightmare magazines. NIGHTLIGHT is 100% 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 always appreciated. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nightlight/support
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Birthdate
Mar 4th, 1981
Location
Austin, TX, USA
Episode Count
47
Podcast Count
8
Total Airtime
1 day, 7 hours