Yakiri Thomas is a southern girl with southern charm. The name is simply pronounced as Yah-kee-ree, accent on the kee emphasis on the ree Born in Atlanta, GA. Yakiri realized her creative side at a young age by creating stories, poems and songs at the age of 8. Yakiri found her self at a cross roads with her career. Soon she became reacquainted with what came naturally which was writing. Within months her first novel Black Socialite was written and with several other novels in the works. Her new career as an author has now begun.