Opal Palmer Adisa: Reading and Photography Exhibition

On Thursday December 1, 2011, Jamaican writer, artist, and professor Opal Palmer Adisa will have an opening for her photography exhibition and a reading at the Graduate Writing Studio. The Graduate Writing Studio is located at 195 De Haro Street in San Francisco, California.

Adisa’s exhibition presents photographs from her latest trip to Haiti. A reception will be held from 4:00 to 6:00pm. She will read from the latest edition of The Caribbean Writer, the 25th Silver Anniversary Edition, which she edited this past year. The 25th Silver Anniversary Edition eatures art and written work from prominent Haitian writers and artists.includes art and written work by prominent Haitian artists and writers. [See previous post ‘The Caribbean Writer’ dedicates silver anniversary to Haiti.]

Opal Palmer Adisa holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. She has taught at California College of the Arts, Stanford University, University of Berkley, San Francisco State University, and the University of the Virgin Islands-St. Croix. Her many books include I Name Me Name (2008), Until Judgment Comes (2007), Eros Muse: Poems & Essays (2006), and Caribbean Passion (2004). She is also co-editor, with Donna Aza Weir-Soley, of Caribbean Erotic: Poetry, Prose, and Essays [see What’s on Our Nightstands: Caribbean Erotic].

For more information, see http://www.facebook.com/#!/OpalPalmerAdisa

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