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 and creative nonfiction to take readers through mind-bending journeys into the transcendent, the mystical, and the fantastic.
January 20th, 2014
I had a bit of a whirlwind of a weekend. I took the bus out to Boston for the annual Arisia science fiction conference. I really enjoyed all my panels and communing with other writers. Food for the artist’s soul. I’ve completed the second podcast–which led me to an interesting reflection on one of my… »