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.
April 22nd, 2012
The blinders we operate with in life are also present in our artwork. One of my favorite quotes is “When the matter is ready, the form will come.” It is maddening of course, if the form you are trying to create—a movie, a play, a novel, a relationship, a housing situation, a lifestyle—does not come… »