Thank you for visiting my website. My name is Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman. I am founder of Liberated Muse Arts Group. I’m a writer and performing artist who also has built a career as an educator. I’ve taught students of all ages and currently facilitate classes for home-schooled children while teaching college students as well. I am available for training workshops and sessions for after-school programs, organizations and agencies.  I’ve tried to make the site as user-friendly as possible, but here are some tips if you are looking for something specific:

If you are interested in learning more about the books I’ve written and edited, click here.

If you are interested in learning about my writing services, shoot me an email at KhadijahOnline at gmail [dot] com for inquiries. Serious inquiries only.

If you’d like to learn about my plays you can click here. Write me at KhadijahOnline at gmail [dot] com if you would like to commission me to write a play.

I am also available for speaking and facilitating opportunities. Learn more here.

I am also a professional actor and singer known as Khadijah Moon. You can buy my music here. I am a member of the Washington Area Music Association and ASCAP. Booking info is here.

If you are interested in more information regarding Liberated Muse Arts Group and would like to book one of our productions, please contact us at LiberatedMuseArts [at] gmail dot com. You can visit Liberated Muse’s site here.

Check out my new arts talks– “A Creative’s Conversation” series.

Didn’t see what you were looking for? Leave me a comment and I will respond.


Looking for my bio? Well here are two below (written in 3rd person, of course):


(Less than 133 words bio)

Passionately human and deliciously creative, DC-born Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman is a modern-day renaissance woman.  A playwright, poet, singer & emerging filmmaker, Moon is founder of Liberated Muse Arts Group, the brand she brought to life in 2008 as an online digital community for artists.  Since then, she has produced book anthologies, music & theatrical shows through Liberated Muse, including her production In Her Words which, since 2012,  has been commissioned for performances at the Smithsonian, United States Peace Corps, DC Public Library System and other venues. She is a recipient of a 2015 Individual Artist Award for Non-Classical Music Solo Performance by the Maryland State Arts Council.

(Longer bio)

Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman is a professional creative who has built an expansive career as a playwright, educator, journalist and performer. Khadijah is founder of Liberated Muse Arts Group which began as a digital community and production house of the Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest in 2008 (under the auspices of the now defunct Liberated Muse Productions). Since then, she has transitioned Liberated Muse into an interdisciplinary creative company specializing in performance entertainment. Khadijah’s plays and services, produced through Liberated Muse Arts Group,  have been commissioned by the  Smithsonian Museum, United States Peace Corps headquarters, DC Public Library System, Artscape Festival, Baltimore Book Festival and other venues catering diverse populations. Liberated Muse, also a publication entity, has published two book anthologies edited by Khadijah, Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul (2009) and Liberated Muse Volume II: Betrayal Wears a Pretty Face (2012) that are available on Amazon.com and other online book sellers. Through Liberated Muse Publications, she published her own poetry chapbook Revisionist Tale in 2010 in limited release.

Savvy both behind-the-scenes and in the limelight, Khadijah is noted for her strong support of the independent arts scene through her work as an independent writer who has written for both commercial and non-commercial media. Khadijah’s bylines as an arts and news writer can be found on Ebony.com, SoulTrain.com, ForHarriet.com and other digital and print spaces.

Khadijah has a appeared on numerous stages as a performer, including the famous Apollo Theatre in New York when she appeared on the television show Showtime at the Apollo after wins during the weekly Amateur Night at the Apollo off-screen. As singer Khadijah Moon, she released her first single “Unbound” in 2013 with an anticipated follow-up LP to be released in 2015. She is listed in the Maryland Arts Council Artist Registry and Poets & Writers Registry.

Khadijah’s work is far-reaching. As an educator and speaker she has shared her expertise in digital media, communication studies, gender equity, African-American issues and the arts for notable brands such as BlogHer, Ignite DC, DC Commission on the Arts, Capital Fringe and more. She is a recipient of a 2015 Individual Artist Award for Non-Classical Music Solo Performance by the Maryland State Arts Council and was recognized in 2012 as one of the Top Forty Under 40  in the Arts & Humanities by the Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund. In 2014, she was appointed to the Prince George’s County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board in 2014 by County Executive Rushern Baker.

Khadijah holds degrees from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Towson University. She lives in the Washington DC area with her family and is currently learning to play the djembe.

For more information, contact LiberatedMuseArts@gmail.com

Thank you for stopping by!


26 responses to “About

  1. I just wanted to stop by your website and let you know that it looks awesome! And you are awesome. You are very multi-talented and never cease to amaze me with all of your endeavors. I wish you much continued success!

  2. I love your website Ms. Khadijah! You have accomplish numerous milestones in your life and set higher standards in literature, journalism, volunteerism, and performing arts for not only women of color but for all women and men. You are an amazing person! Continue the great work and I’m so happy I visited your website.

  3. Thank you so much Candy– for your kind words and for visiting! I’m excited that young people like you and Susan have newly entered the world of work to trail blaze for women and people of color! You all are my inspiration:-)

  4. Khadijah,

    I was checking out Marita Golden’s upcoming workshop and saw your name and thought to myself I knew a girl with that name back in elementary school in Silver Spring, could it be her? When I saw it I got goosebumps and began reading your essay. OMG, I can’t believe it after all these years, I haven’t seen you since then and you still look the same. I don’t even know if you remember me or not, but as a former classmate and friend, I’m blessed to see how God has used you. The once quiet flower blossomed into an extraordinary woman. Congrats on your success! Please email me if you remember me, it would be a pleasure to hear from you.


  5. @Sabrina, your visit to my site and your words mean so much! Thank you for wonderful encouragement and kind words. Time surely has flown, hasn’t it:-)

  6. My pleasure Mama Moon! I apologize for replying so late. Aww thanks and you are my liberated muse (no pun intended) lol! I’m blessed to have you in my life and your courteous and encouraging words always aids me to move forward in my dreams. :) God bless you!

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