Faith Adiele

Faith Adiele is author of Meeting Faith: The Forest Journals of a Black Buddhist Nun (PEN Beyond Margins Award for Memoir); writer/subject of My Journey Home, a PBS documentary about her Nigerian/Nordic/American heritage; and co-editor of Coming of Age Around the World: A Multicultural Anthology.  Her essays have appeared in O Magazine, Ploughshares, Transition, Ms., Essence, Fourth Genre, Creative Nonfiction, Indiana Review and numerous anthologies.  She has taught memoir at VONA: Voices of Our Nations in San Francisco and in Accra, Bali, Geneva, Johannesburg, Chautauqua, Iowa, and Whidbey Island.  She is currently Distinguished Visiting Writer at Mills College in Oakland.

Photograph by G. Cole




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