Genese Davis

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Genese Davis
Born (1984-09-12) September 12, 1984 (age 34)
Santa Fe, NM
EducationUniversity of Texas (B.A.)
GenreFantasy, Science Fiction, Gamer Lit, New Adult
Notable worksThe Holder's Dominion, Omensight

Genese Davis (born September 12, 1984) is an American novelist, online host,[1] and video game creator, best known as the author of The Holder's Dominion[2][3] and writer for Davis is also a speaker and writer about video game culture and its development within society[4][5] and has made contributions to the Gamer Lit genre.[6]

Early life and education[edit]

Davis was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She attended the University of Texas, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree.


In 2013, Davis published her novel The Holder's Dominion[7] After publishing many articles in MMORPG magazine, she was named the 2013 Woman of the Year by the "I Game Responsibly" staff for her positive promotion of video games and the video game industry.[8]

In 2014, 2015 and 2016, Davis was a speaker at several Wizard World comic conventions,[9][10] where she organized and participated in panel discussions.[11]


As well as the many articles she has written for MMORPG magazine about various topics in the gaming industry, Davis has also published the following:

  • The Holder's Dominion (2013) ISBN 978-1-592-98580-7 (Novel)[12][13]
  • "Isolated Nirvana" (2008) (One-Act Play)
  • Gamer Fiction - The Holder's Dominion (April 2013)

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Pixel Vision - Host[14]
  • The NES Club - Herself
  • 1337 Lounge Live - Herself
  • The Holder's Dominion | Book Trailer - Writer
  • The Beautiful Country - Bar Patron


  1. ^ "New high-tech home in OC demonstrates blazing-fast Internet connection". Eyewitness News, Rob Hayes September 28, 2016
  2. ^ "Massively interviews Genese Davis, author of MMO novel The Holder's Dominion". Engadget, Matt Daniel, 03.04.13
  3. ^ "Interview: Entering The Holder's Dominion With Genese Davis". Gamer Hub, Robert Workman September 19, 2013
  4. ^ "Wonder Women of the 21st Century At San Diego Comic Con – ‘We Live In A World Of Superheroes Now". Bleeding Cool.
  5. ^ "Virtual grind ". Denton Record-Chronicle.
  6. ^ "Exclusive QA with Genese Davis". August 27, 2013.
  7. ^ "Young gaming novelist launches book". Orange County Register, March 6, 2013
  8. ^ "Woman of the Year: Genese Davis". I Game Responsibly. December 30, 2013.
  9. ^ "Videogame BANG! #21: The Return of Genese Davis". Nerd Reactor, February 27, 2014.
  10. ^ "The Wild World Of Wizard World Chicago 2015". Bleeding Cool, August 25, 2015
  11. ^ "Surviving and Thriving in The Holder’s Dominion: An Interview with Author Genese Davis". Intelligame, March 12, 2016. Josh Boykin
  12. ^ "Con artists: Local comic con attendees depart on heroes' journeys". News Review, By Josie Luciano. 11.12.2015
  13. ^ "Hollywood Needs to Stop Stereotyping Gamers". Wired, August 15, 2015, Brian L. Frank
  14. ^ "Pixel Legends". February 18, 2013.

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