Khadijah Ali-Coleman

Author's Bio

Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman is a digital innovator who created the online community LiberatedMuse.com in 2008 which has grown into the touring company Liberated Muse Arts Group. She edited the books Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul (Outskirts Press, 2009) and Liberated Muse Volume II: Betrayal Wears a Pretty Face (Liberated Muse Publications, 2012) and released her first poetry chapbook Revisionist Tale in 2010. In 2011 eMedia recognized her as Woman of Power in Media and in 2012 she was recognized as a Top FORTY Under 40 in the Arts and Humanities by the Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund. That year she also received recognition by Womanifesting, Inc. as an "Artist of Distinction". She has shared her poetry on many stages throughout the United States and focuses on issues ranging from gender equity, identity and culture to motherhood, community and the metaphysical.

Publications and Prizes

Performances: 
Alexandria Public Library System, Busboys and Poets, Capital Hill Arts Workshop
(2009)
, DC Arts Center
(2008)
, Mosaic Literary Conference, Prince George's County Public Library System, PTO Conference 2009
(2009)
, RWA Authors Pavillion, Seen But Not Heard Benefit Show
(2009)
, Smithsonian Anacostia Museum, Southeast Ministry, The Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest
(2009)
, The Potter's House
(2009)
, United States Peace Corps, Urban Arts & Music Cafe, WHUR 96.3 FM, WPFW 89.3 FM
Prizes Won: 
2012 Top FORTY Under 40 in Arts & Humanities (PGCSIF) 2012 Artist of Distinction (Womanifesting, Inc.)

More Information

Listed as: 
Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Other
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Washington
Raised in: 
Washington, DC
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last updated: Jul 17, 2014