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Faith-Based Initiatives

Send Me Your Decolonising Tales!

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. Upcoming: Feb 14 ECOLOGY

Lifting as They Climb

Lifting as They Climb

I'm the subject of a new book about "the lives and writings of 6 leading Black Buddhist women—Jan Willis, bell hooks, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, angel Kyodo williams, Spring Washam, and Faith Adiele."

ZenLit: Exploring the Intersection of Buddhism & Lit

ZenLit: Exploring the Intersection of Buddhism & Lit

The inaugural ZenLit event will focus on Buddhist memoirs and feature Faith Adiele, Katy Butler & Susan Moon moderated by Janis Cooke Newman. MARCH 1, 6:30-8:30pm, at Page Street Coworking, 297 Page St, San Francisco

Save the Date: MARCH 28!

Save the Date: MARCH 28!

I will be presenting and reading from my forthcoming chapbooks with a drag and collage artist at California College of the Arts, 7-9 PM.

Save the Date: APRIL 26!

Save the Date: APRIL 26!

I will be moderating a panel of literary agents at the Publishing Professionals Network Conference, David Brower Center, Berkeley.

African Book Club APRIL

African Book Club APRIL

The April pick is A Spell of Good Things by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Sunday, APRIL 28, 5:00-6:30 PM Online. Join us in person!

Save the Date: MAY 15!

Save the Date: MAY 15!

I have 2 illustrated hybrid chapbooks coming out! Pre-Order now!

10th Anniversary Bay Area Book Festival

10th Anniversary Bay Area Book Festival

Faith will be launching her new chapbooks at the 10th Anniversary Bay Area Book Festival, JUNE 1-2, 2024, 11 am – 5pm, Downtown Berkeley

African Book Club JUNE

African Book Club JUNE

The June pick is Whites Can Dance Too by Kalaf Epalanga, Sunday, JUNE 23, 12:00-1:30 PM online. The author will join us!

CSU Summer Arts

CSU Summer Arts

I'll be teaching Social Action Writing: Creating Community and Perspective in the CSU Summer Arts Program, JUNE 24-JULY 7, California State University, Fresno.

African Book Club AUGUST

African Book Club AUGUST

The August pick is Call and Response: Stories by Gothataone Moeng, Sunday, AUGUST 18, 12:00-1:30 PM online. The author will join us!

Eloghosa Osunde wins 2023 African Literary Award

Eloghosa Osunde wins 2023 African Literary Award

POSTPONED: I'm hosting the 2nd Annual African Literary Award ceremony with Eloghosa Osunde, author of Vagabonds!

Panorama Issue 10: Intimacy

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!

Alta Favorite Bookstores Feature Now Available as Book!

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.

Life in the Temporary

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).

Watch Faith's Residencies 101 on YouTube

Watch 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.

Watch Faith's Artists' Statements 101 on YouTube

Watch Faith's Artists' Statements 101 on YouTube

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? If you missed my 1-hour workshop sponsored by CCA's MFAW Program, you can listen to it here.

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