No black woman writer in this culture can write “too much.” Indeed, no woman writer can write “too much”... No woman has ever written enough.
— Remembered Rapture: The Writer at Work by bell hooks

warm fruit

NOUN sun kissed. Of the earth. 

ORIGIN Kenyan, Equatorial. African.


My name is Karĩ (/kah-ray/). I am a writer, but more often a storyteller. My work grapples with identity, intersectionality, art, community and belonging. I pack my bags often in search of myself, as such my work is not bound by geographies but rather by the human existence. These pages are an investigation into my world. 

You can read some of my paid published work here, or if you’re looking for something more personal, read my growing collection of essays that span everything from fiction to life writing. To find out why I titled my blog, 'The Warm Fruit,' read on...