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Booksie Address: http://www.booksie.com/kYmizsofly
Country: United States
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Favorite book: The Red Sea, by Langston Hughes
Member Since: Mar 5, 2010

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Creating My Space

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: May 6, 2010
I am aware of who I am completely--NOW.
Tags:love, life, discovery, independence, lessons, thirtysomething

African-American Author Debuts Her Website

by kYmizsofly
Posted: May 6, 2010
African-American author, kYmberly Keeton has debuted her...
Tags:poet, reader, writer, author, african-american, southern, kymberly, keeton, educator

Oil Spill in The Gulf: A Lesson Regarding Our Environment

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: May 6, 2010
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is another notation...
Tags:environment, water, issues, louisiana, gulfofmexico

Writing Portfolio

Creating My Space

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: May 6, 2010
I am aware of who I am completely--NOW.

African-American Author Debuts Her Website

by kYmizsofly
Posted: May 6, 2010
African-American author, kYmberly Keeton has debuted her...

Oil Spill in The Gulf: A Lesson Regarding Our Environment

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: May 6, 2010
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is another notation...

Haiku: Love in Retrospect

Poem by kYmizsofly
Posted: Apr 19, 2010
Love in Retrospect... you define it.

Taking a Long Walk in a Recession

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 30, 2010
Deciding let go of certain things in a recession...

15 Minutes

Short Story by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 23, 2010
Chasity Simmons has to go to the doctor's office for a...

Health Care Bill Signed: Why the Uproar?

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 23, 2010
President Obama signed the health care bill in to law...

American Idol is in Default

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 14, 2010
American Idol will not be televised in our household next...

Charlie.Browne. -A Glimpse-

Novel by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 11, 2010
Charlie.Browne. is an abused young girl from Dallas,...

Another Round of White Ghost Shivers at SXSW 2010

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 11, 2010
Meet the White Ghost Shivers, a dynamic show band in...

Basketball Meets Radio

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 10, 2010
Get ready for the top ten radio hits for basketball...

She Might Be In Houston

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 10, 2010
Check out Houston, Texas; you might just find her...

The Romance of Rayon---aka Rakim

Short Story by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 7, 2010
Young woman meets love and abuse...

I Decided to Make a Change

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 7, 2010
I decided to cut my locks off and SEE my hair again.

Aesthetically Cool: David Herman

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 6, 2010
Through the arts men can make a difference...

The Stellar Emotion Brown

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 6, 2010
Nationally known fiction writer Camika Spencer -aka-...

How I am Feeling

Poem by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 6, 2010
Sometimes you have to let it all out...

Suddenly She Appeared

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 6, 2010
Meet a mother in many communities...

The Artist Prayer

Poem by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 6, 2010
Artist' pray at times...

The Sandwich

Short Story by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 5, 2010
The Honors College Meets Reality...

The Creative Metamorphosis in Dorm #214

Article by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 5, 2010
College days at The University of Houston was one in a...

R.O.S.E.

Short Story by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 5, 2010
R.O.S.E. is a young woman with self identity issues...

Flash_____Back!

Poem by kYmizsofly
Posted: Mar 5, 2010
Go Back in Time...



Writer for Life.

kYmberly Keeton is a graduate of The University of Houston with a B.A. in English-Creative Writing with a minor in African-American Studies (and was awarded a Baccalaureate Degree with Honors in English-Creative Writing). She has written six books of poetry and numerous short-stories to be self-published. Keeton’s first short story:Charlie.Browne.2.Butahflies.&Painky.Lillies won the Honorable Mention Sylvan N. Karchmer Short Fiction Prize in May 2006 at The University of Houston, and was published in the PARALLAX Journal at Richland College in Dallas, Texas. The short-story, now novella, will be self-published in 2011 by litARTMedia™.

As the former City Manager of Rolling Out Dallas and Entertainment Editor for the Dallas Weekly Newspaper, Keeton interviewed Larenz Tate, Illyasah Shabazz, Haile Gerima, Usher, Dwele, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Qwele, Charles Stone III, and countless others in the industry. Keeton's articles have been published in Young People For.org, Atlanta Voice,The Washington African American Post, The Capitol Outlook, The National Society of Black Engineers, The Ave Magazine, The SacObserver.com, The Miami Times Online, Spinner.com, and Black Chicago Online.net.

Creating her own publication entitled Literafeelya Magazine in 2003, featuring art and politics, the magazine produced twenty-two issues online. The publication was awarded a publishing grant, funded by Young People For, in November of 2007. Keeton is also the former Publisher of Songhai News: The Black Collegiate Voice-Black Newspaper at the University of Houston, and one of three founders of the periodical. She now publishes soflynmythirties, an opinionated blog for women in their thirties.

In December of 2009, Keeton was awarded The Graduate Certificate in African-American Studies from The University of Houston. Currently, she is working on her second novel, compiling personal published/unpublished works for a magazine collection entitled: soul sistah penning literati..., and producing multimedia projects through litARTMedia™. As an arts activist for education, Keeton is an Artist in Residence at Fotofest, and The South Dallas Cultural Center.

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