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.
August 2nd, 2012
It’s crazy how we can travel so far and yet find ourselves harboring the same fears, internal obstacles, and worry. Back in 2001, I wrote: Fast forward to this year and I am quietly trying to convince myself it’s time for me to start a new novel.” I also wrote: “Deciding to write a new… »