Latifah Salom was born in Hollywood, California, to parents of Peruvian and Mexican descent. As a teenager she attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts where she learned the building blocks of artistry and imagery that eventually led her to her love of writing. She holds degrees from Emerson College, Hunter College, and the University of Southern California Masters of Professional Writing program. She currently lives in Los Angeles.
Debut novel THE CAKE HOUSE will be released spring of 2015 by Anchor/Vintage Books.
As I wrote THE CAKE HOUSE, I went through several playlists of songs and music. Some writers can’t write with music, but I always have. There are occasions when I need total silence, maybe during particularly tricky scenes, but for the most part, I love listening to music when I write. ]I went through phases […]