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Yakiri Truth

Phoenix, Arizona, United States


New Orleans native Yakiri Truth began her writing career as a youth editor for a local
magazine in 1995. In 2005, she accepted a position as a staff writer for SABLE
Magazine, an online magazine for lesbian women of color. In 2006, her short story
"Unspoken" was included in "Longing, Lust, Love: Black Lesbian Stories, an
anthology published by Nghosi Books in 2006.

Yakiri enjoys writing fiction. Her preferred genres are paranormal/fantasy and
suspense. She published nonfiction articles for various online newspapers and
magazines about politics, history, travel and technical support.

In August 2017, Yakiri self-published "Guardian," her debut novel. Her second novel,
"Until Death" will be available in October 2017.

She lives in Phoenix, AZ with her spouse and teenage son.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Guardian
  • Until Death