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. Nigeria's debut novel, Born at Dawn received the 2015 Phillis Wheatley Award for First Fiction. 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.
Between caring for an ill child and sacrificing her dreams while her husband, Mason works on his music ministry Kira Seagram finds herself frustrated on every level. When she reunites with her ex-boyfriend, music producer Quincy McAdams she must decide whether she'll give in to the desires of her flesh or follow the Spirit.