Nigeria Lockley possesses two Master’s degrees, one in English Secondary Education, which she utilizes as an educator with the New York City Department of Education. Her second Master’s degree is in Creative Writing. Born at Dawn is Nigeria’s first published novel. Nigeria serves as the Vice President of Bridges Family Services, a not-for-profit organization that assists student parents interested in pursuing a degree in higher education. She is also the deaconess and clerk for her spiritual home King of Kings and Lord of Lords, Church of God. Nigeria is a New York native who resides in Harlem with her husband and two daughters.
Tumika Patrice Cain is an award-winning author and poet whose works paint delicious word pictures that draw the reader right into the heart of the story. Through her characters, she tells the sometimes complex layers of the human experience and uplifting the spirit. Her characters will hold you close like a dear friend while commanding a place in the reader's mind long after the story ended. In addition to writing, Tumika, is also the host of the online radio shows: Living Abundantly with Tumika Patrice Cain & Say What?? Author Spotlights, publisher, contributing writer for BLOG & PEN'Ashe Magazines, and founder of the Say What?? Book Club.