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Opal Palmer Adisa


Jamaica (b.1954)

Opal Palmer Adisa is a Jamaica-born writer, artist and teacher. Since 1993, Opal Palmer Adisa has taught literature and served as Chair of the Ethnic Studies/Cultural Diversity Program at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. Dr. Adisa has two masters degrees from San Francisco State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.
 
Novels
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Collections
   Bake Face (1989)
   Traveling Women (1989) (with Devorah Major)
   Tamarind and Mango Women (poems) (1992)
   Leaf-of-life (poems) (1996)
   Caribbean Passion (2004)
   Eros Muse (poems) (2006)
   Until Judgement Comes (2006)
   I Name Me Name (poems) (2008)
   4-Headed Woman (poems) (2013)
   Love's Promise (2017)
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Picture Books
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Non fiction
   Fame, Money, Power Not Required! (2015) (with Shola Adisa-Farrar and Teju Adisa-Farrar)
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