Sep 15, 2019
Ep. 238: The original Obama, FAITH ADIELE is the author of The Nigerian-Nordic Girl’s Guide To Lady Problems and Meeting Faith: The Thai Forest of a Black Buddhist Nun, which won the PEN Open Book Award. She is also writer/narrator/subject of My Journey Home, a PBS documentary film about growing up Nordic-American and then traveling to Nigeria as an adult, co-editor of the international anthology Coming of Age Around the World, and senior editor at Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel. Named as one of Marie Claire’s “5 Women to Learn From” and educated at Harvard University, the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Adiele is Associate Professor of Creative Nonfiction at California College of the Arts and Stonecoast Low-Residency MFA Program faculty. A member of San Francisco Writers’ Grotto and The Ruby, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, runs African Book Club, and lectures around the world. She is completing Twins, an epic family memoir completing the story begun in the PBS film. Visit her at http://adiele.com and@meetingfaith.
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