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.
May 12th, 2012
People love stories of overnight sensations and instant stardom. And people (including this person) love to ask why? Why isn’t it working? Why is it working for them and not for me? Why am I not seen and heard? And this questioning can make you bitter and your bitterness can turn your invisibility into a… »