Radio: Hear and Now with Rachel C. and Guest Kiki Sabater


Musician and Author Kiki Sabater Joins Hear and Now with Rachel C. Live on Radio Free Brooklyn

Kiki Sabater of Slow Suck returns to the program to discuss her book, Set Me On Fire Before I Blow. The book, released by Lit Riot Press, is a multimedia collaborative effort based on the author's personal journals. Kiki discusses not only the creative process behind the book as well as the personal ups and downs that it chronicles, some of which are an ongoing part of her life. The episode also features music from her band, Slow Suck and touches upon Kiki's future creative plans.

Hear and Now with Rachel C. streams live on Radio Free Brooklyn every Thursday at 7:00PM Eastern time. Photo courtesy of Lit Riot Press.

Rachel C. with Guest Kiki Sabater

About the Book

Set Me On Fire Before I Blow is a mixed-medium monograph and curatorial exploration from author, artist and musician Kiki Sabater. Based on a series of notebooks kept by Sabater from 2012 to 2018, this book explores the innermost thoughts of a young female artist. Stylized photos capture intimate moments and accompany raw and unfiltered journal entries and handwritten excerpts from Sabater's notebooks. In poems, lyrics, essays, prose and photos Sabater examines what it means to be a woman, a writer, a musician, and a lover who wrestles with mental illness and shares these experiences without boundary or judgement.


Buy $24.95 US

ISBN: 978-0999294307

Photography / Poetry / Women
Paperback (Now Available)
7.5 x 9.25 inches | 180 pages
Buy: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million | IndieBound | Powell’s Books | Waterstones


"Authentic. Touching. Dark. Intriguing. It's a fascinating read and a beautiful book. Highly recommended." – Amazon

"Beautifully written. A touchingly painful journey into a young woman's soul. The depths of her desperation and the joys of her small victories comes through in her writing. A haunting book the will stay with you long after the last page is turned. Highly recommend." – Amazon

"Great collection of poetry. Sabater’s collection is both dark and hopeful. A stunning read." – Amazon

"The way that the author Kiki lays her heart out on these pages is worthy of a round of applause. Not to mention how effortlessly she paints images of all the emotions we as humans have felt but rarely want to admit. Insecurities about love, image, decisions; everything she touches is raw and open just as these things should be, even if society says to bottle them up inside. This is a must buy. You'll see inside of Kiki while also digging up some of those improperly dealt with issues deep down within yourself. Go. Buy. This." – Amazon

"Amazing. So well written, deep and personal, I read it in two days!" – Amazon

"Captivating imagery, engaging on every page, Set Me on Fire Before I Blow is like nothing I’ve ever read. The author shares the deepest parts of her life with the reader. Definitely recommended." – Amazon

"Titillating!" – Amazon

"Brave, bold, and surprisingly honest and forthright. The photos, poems, lyrics, and prose open Kiki Sabater’s world to readers through her personal lens. A 180-page deep into the heart of Sabater as a writer, musician and women. I love this book." – Amazon

"Amazing. It’s really refreshing to finally read something like this about the experience of being a woman without pretense and not afraid to just be real. Hope to see more from this author." – Amazon