Kiini Ibura Salaam is a writer, painter, and traveler from New Orleans, Louisiana. The middle child of five, she grew up in a hardscrabble neighborhood with oak and fig trees, locusts and mosquitoes, cousins and neighbors. Kiini's work delves into spheres of human liberation, human connection, and evolution. She employs speculative fiction, erotica, and creative nonfiction to take readers through mind-bending journeys into the transcendent, the sensual, the mystical, and the fantastic.
December 29th, 2012
I was tagged by Ibi Zoboi to write a post called The Next Big Thing. At the same time, I recently completed this year’s mega-installment of The Pleasures of Reading, Viewing and Listening for 2012. So I’m going to mush those two together and make a brand-new post. Now we all know how to identify… »