I teach workshops in travel & food writing • memoir & meditation • writing & researching family • writing for diversity • creative nonfiction • writing for activists • spiritual narrative.
For resources for teaching my work, see Resources.
Upcoming Opportunities to Study with Faith:
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6-Week CNF Writing Workshop with Faith Adiele
May 28- July 3, 2013 • University of California, Berkeley
Applications DUE April 2013 (online)
Aspiring, practicing and experienced writers may take workshops in fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction (memoir, travel writing, and the lyric essay). Make lifelong connections while enjoying master classes with renowned authors, meeting with agents and attending and participating in panels. Summer 2013 Faculty include: Sam Chang, Justin Torres, Brenda Hillman, Andrew Lam, Camille Dungy, David Lau and Shane Book.
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1-Week POC Memoir Workshop with Faith
June 23-29, 2013 • University of California, Berkeley
Applications DUE April 8, 2013 (online)
Each summer developing and experienced writers in all genres come from around the country and globe to work and build community with renowned writers of color. Summer 2013 Faculty: Elmaz Abinader, Faith Adiele, Jeffrey Renard Allen, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Staceyann Chin, Junot Diaz, Ruth Forman, M. Evelina Galang, Mat Johnson, and David Mura.
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My favorite places to teach : Bali (Ubud Writers & Readers Festival) • Switzerland (the Geneva Writers Conference) • Ghana (Pan African Literary Forum) • Nigeria (Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop) • South Africa (at Wits and in townships) • The Bay Area (Voices of Our Nations Workshops for Writers of Color) • Iowa (Iowa Summer Writing Festival) • Upstate New York (Chautauqua Writers Festival) • Whidbey Island, Washington State (Hedgebrook Master Class Retreat Series).