Berkeley Public Library Foundation

Berkeley Public Library Foundation

Faith Adiele

Faith Adiele has authored two memoirs: Meeting Faith, an award-winning account of becoming Thailand’s first black Buddhist nun, and The Nigerian Nordic Girl’s Guide to Lady Problems. She is writer/narrator/subject of the PBS documentary My Journey Home; and co-editor of Coming of Age Around the World: A Multicultural Anthology. One of Marie Claire magazine’s “5 Women to Learn From,” Faith teaches at California College of the Arts, the Writers Grotto, and Left Margin Lit. Founder of African Book Club and the nation’s first People of Color travel writing workshop, she lives in Oakland and at adiele.com and @meetingfaith.