Author Kai Leakeswas an imaginative child, who gained an addiction to books at an early age. Writing didn’t seem her path, but with the goal of sharing tales that entertain and add color to a gray literary world has become a part of her DNA. Having gained her MA and a Doctorate candidacy in Counseling, Kai Leakes currently resides in her hometown of St. Louis, MO.
As a creative, she likes to cook and dabble in Photoshop. Her love of romance, fantasy, and all things vampires has reinforced her world-building gifts and led her to craft her popular ‘Sin Eaters’ Devotion series & companion novella: ‘Rebel Guardians’, and co-authored, ‘A Christmas Kind of Love’, romance novella. Her recent work also includes the steamfunk horror adventure/novella: ‘Oni’s Tears.’
While being a hopeless romantic she is releasing the upcoming contemporary and passionate series, “Love, Trust & Pleasure: A Brothers of Kemet Series. Kai’s unique passion for romance with a touch of darkness has allowed her to be featured in the HWA award-nominated horror anthology ‘Sycorax’s Daughters’, and sci-fi anthology ‘The City’. So, with fantasy and romance always on her mind, watch out for the darkness and magic that always follows.
Per the Artist, Tanisha Lynn Pyron,” Through my instillation I seek to empower other women to become their own subversive heroines.”
Black Americana: A Black Woman Speaks is a mobile arts instillation inspired by and in the tradition of Nina Simone, Maya Angelo, Harriet Tubman, Zora Neale Hurston, Ntozake Shange, and Beah Richards; specifically her ground breaking poem A Black Woman Speaks and other prolific black American women creatives, artists, activists and change agents and their impact on American History and global resistance movement.
RET:CON, an Afrofuturist comic series from Glyph Award winning indie comic imprint 133art. Written by Robert Jeffrey (DC Comic Writers Workshop, DC New Talent Workshop, Route 3). Illustrated by Jordi Perez (Top Cow’s Grand Theft Astro). Colored by Paris Alleyne (IDW, Boom! Studios, Lion’s Forge).
In a time when artificial intelligence governs the remains of a world ravaged by violent temporal ruptures, the RET:CON Agency is formed to stop reality from falling into entropy. Agent ‘4 am’ is a part of RET:CON’s elite unit, the Slingshotters, who’s mission is to breach the time stream to repair the future.
The story is intriguing and the art will be amazing. Check it out for yourself & $upport!