Faith Adiele

Faith Adiele is the inspiration for the PBS film MY JOURNEY HOME, which documents her travels to Nigeria to find her father and siblings. She is also co-editor of “Coming of Age Around the World: A Multicultural Anthology” and senior editor at Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel. Adiele teaches memoir, travel writing, and international literature at California College of the Arts and the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. She runs an African Book Club at Oakland Octopus Literary Salon and is founder of the nation’s only writing workshop for travel writers of color through Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation. She is the author of two memoirs, “The Nigerian-Nordic Girl’s Guide to Lady Problems” and “Meeting Faith: The Forest Journals of a Black Buddhist Nun,” which won the PEN Open Book Award

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