Author Chat: Nia "N. E." Davenport (Author of The Blood Trials)

SFF Addicts

Mar 29 2022 • 59 mins

Join host Adrian M. Gibson and author Nia "N. E." Davenport for a chat about her debut novel The Blood Trials, breaking into the SFF market, incorporating geopolitics, race and magic into her fictional world, writing an ass-kicking female protagonist, delivering tense, powerful action scenes and much more.


Nia "N. E." Davenport is the author of The Blood Trials, her debut novel and the first book in The Blood Gift Duology. She is also an English and Biology teacher, striving to make a difference in the lives of young people and help minimize disparities in education for youths of color. The Blood Trials is out on April 5th through Harper Voyager.

Find Nia on Twitter, Instagram, Amazon and her personal website.


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