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.
February 3rd, 2014
I am officially halfway done with this second (most recent) rewrite of my novel. More so than the first section, I’m finding that I’m doing a bit of slash and burn, areas where I went on a bit too far into a scene when the point was already demonstrated. It has to do with feeling… »