Liberated Muse Volume I:

How I Freed My Soul

by Various Contributors, Edited by Khadijah Ali-Coleman


Book Details

An Artistic Collection that Explores the Notion of Freedom

Love. Sickness. Travel. A one-night stand. Speaking up. Losing a job. Breaking up. Khadijah Ali-Coleman has edited an eclectic assortment of work that is sure to inspire, revive and enthrall readers on the very idea of how to free one's soul. Containing personal essays, poetry, short stories and visual art, this compilation stretches boundaries as one contemplates the very idea of freedom while presenting, and often challenging, the concept of the soul. This book anthology is the featured book of the 2009 Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest, an annual festival held in Washington DC.
Contributing writers include: Tichaona Chinyelu, Nabina Das, Venus Jones, Farah Lawal, Omar Akbar, Anthony Spires, Amy Blondell, DJ Gaskin, Summayah Talibah, Maureen Mulima, Randy Gross, Margaux Delotte-Bennett, Serena Wills, and other notables.
Visual art work by Turtel Onli, Marshetta Davis, Shan'ta Monroe and more.
Foreword by author Ananda Leeke.
Cover Art by Sharon Burton.

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About the Author

Various Contributors, Edited by Khadijah Ali-Coleman

Khadijah Ali-Coleman's creative writing credits include the play "Shades Of Black: A Thought in Progress" and poems and short stories that have appeared in various print and online spaces. A journalist, she has appeared in the Washington Post, the Washington Informer, the Baltimore Times, the Afro, East of the River and other newspapers. She is an artist with the national performance group The Saartjie Project. Khadijah owns the social network and is co-founder of Liberated Muse Productions.