Opal Palmer Adisa
Opal Palmer Adisa was born in Jamaica, and now divides her time between St. Croix, Virgin Islands, and Oakland, California, USA, where she is a professor at California College of the Arts. She has published fourteen books of poetry, stories, and essays. She has been greatly anthologized and has read her work internationally. Adisa has been a resident artist at the McColl Center for Visual Art, North Carolina, USA; at the Instituto Sacatar in Brazil; and in El Gouna, Egypt, among others.