Saleem Abdal-Khaaliq is a poet and writer who devotes his time to inking the soul in a way that questions our inner assumptions. He questions our identities and confronts who we say we are. Quietly, poignantly and with a keen sense of what readers need from poems. His writings challenge, conflict and convince you that poetry is more than art.

Saleem's work has appeared in a numerous anthologies including Signifyin' Harlem: The Next Generation, New York, NY 2003, Come Into Our Whirl, New York, NY 1999 and River Crossings: Voices of the Diaspora, Los Angeles, CA 1994. Magazines in which his work has appeared include: Women of Excellence, New Orleans, LA 2001 Glacial Erractic,the Literary & Arts Magazine of Simon's Rock College, Great Barrington, MA 2002 and a number of online publications.

He is a member of the International Black Writers & Artists, Los Angeles (IBWA/LA) and divides his time between New York and Massachusetts. He has 4 grown children and 5 grandchildren.

You can contact Mr. Abdal-Khaaliq via e-mail at or by sending an e-mail to TimBookTu and it will be forwarded.

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