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Send Me Your Decolonising Tales!
I'm Senior Editor of the Decolonising Travel section of newly-revamped Panorama: The Journal of Travel, Place, and Nature. Check back for calls and themes.
Taste of Belonging: An Almost-Night Market
What does home taste like? What do our plates reveal about our family values and political histories? Which recipes provide cultural shelter and comfort during stressful times? How can food help facilitate deep conversations and create a sense of belonging on a global campus like CCA? The members of LITPA 2000 Eating Words: The Literature + Film of Food invite the CCA community to Taste of Belonging: An Almost-Night Market. Our pop-up is modeled after popular nightTue, Dec 5 2023, 5PM - 6:30PM
Masterclass Artist Statements
I'm offering my second MFAW Online Masterclass on Thursday 7 December, 7-8pm PST: Why is your personal statement as important as your creative work when applying for opportunities like MFA programs and artists’ residencies? How do you strike that right balance of personal and professional? What if your path has been non-traditional or has gaps in experience and education?
Eloghosa Osunde wins 2023 African Literary Award
RESCHEDULE TO 12/10 DUE TO ILLNESS: I'm hosting the 2nd Annual African Literary Award ceremony with Eloghosa Osunde, author of Vagabonds!, on Sunday December 10, 12:00-1:00 PM PST/2100 WAT on Zoom.
Panorama Issue 10: Intimacy
Check out Panorama: The Journal of Travel, Place, and Nature’s INTIMACY issue (#10). So many great stories and perspectives from all over the globe!
Life in the Temporary
The bilingual Arabic-English anthology I co-edited, Life in the Temporary, launched this month from The Olive Writers Association (Casablanca, Morocco).
African Book Club
The February pick is The Scent of Burnt Flower by Blitz Bazawule, Sunday, Feb 4, 5:00-6:30 PM at Groundfloor Oakland. Join us in person!
British Virgin Island Literary Festival
Faith presents on Ethical / Decolonial Travel with members of the Virgin Islands Studies Collective and teaches a workshop on Life Stories.
I led a writing workshop in response to the art exhibition LA, Bahia, Africa: A Writing Workshop at Art + Practice. Thursday, October 19, 7:00-8:30 p.m., at Art + Practice, 4334 Degnan Blvd, Los Angeles 90008
Alta Favorite Bookstores Feature Now Available as Book!
The print and online versions of last summer's feature, "Alta’s Favorite Bookstores," were so popular, they've now merged into a stand-alone paperback edition! Buy a copy at the Alta online store to check out my picks as well as the recommendations of other wonderful book lovers.
Listen to Faith's Residencies 101 on YouTube
Ever dream of writing your book on the beach in Brazil? From a hilltop castle in Italy? In a boat-turned-writing-studio in the Canadian Rockies? With friends in a cottage nestled in a California vineyard? If you missed my 1-hour workshop sponsored by CCA's MFAW Program, you can listen to it here.