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 14th, 2012
I love how nonlinear life is: how shifting and movement in one area of your life can influence another. That’s why taking a walk can trigger ideas, that’s why slacking off and playing a game with a kid can help you solve problems. Sometimes it can be easy to fall into a rut—which to me… »