TJ Benson author of "we wont fade into darkness" is a Nigerian writer and creative photographer whose work has appeared in several online journals like Jalada Africa, Expound and Bakwa magazine: in print magazines like Transition Magazine and more recently Saraba’s Transitions’ issue.
His chapbook of photography ‘Rituals’ was published in downloadable PDF on Sankofa Magazine in 2015. His short story ‘An Abundance of Yellow Paper’ was the joint winner of the Amab-HBF contest in 2016 and this collection was shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Prize.
He is the first runner up for the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize themed ‘Migration’ and he is a two time writer-in-residence at the Ebedi Writers Residency Nigeria. He currently resides in Abuja.