Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman

| learning-centered educator, literary and performing artist


Mariah's Maracas


Liberated Muse Volume I:

How I Freed My Soul

ISBN-13: 978-1432724153
ISBN-10: 1432724150

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 was 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.

Published by Outskirts Press, Inc.



Liberated Muse Volume II:

Betrayal Wears a Pretty Face


ISBN-10: 0615639666

ISBN-13: 978-0615639666

Book Details

An Artistic Collection that Explores the Notion of Betrayal

Writers from around the world deconstruct their experiences and/or perceptions of betrayal through verse and story in this compelling second anthology in the Liberated Muse series.

Contributing writers include: Nathan Seven Scott, Kirsten West Savali, Nick Sweet, Ola Bancole, Catherine Bailey, Alan King, Serena Wills, Sumayyah Talibah,  and Holly Reynolds-Holmes

Cover Art by Turtel Onli.

Published by Liberated Muse


Mariah's Maracas