In Honor of Black History Month 2016 The WB Media Group will be featuring 29 people in 29 days who are creating “Modern Day Black History in their community or chosen profession.
*Today February 13th, 2016 the WB Media Group features Award Winning Author Nigeria Lockley
*Winner of the 2015 Phillis Wheatley Award for First Fiction
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. Join her online at NigeriaLockley.com