Teju Adisa-Farrar

Teju Adisa-Farrar is a Jamaican-American writer, poet and geographer from Oakland. Her writing explores experiences of exclusion, coloniality, geographies of Blackness, urban culture, environmental equity, and systemic change. Teju has performed poetry and conducted workshops all over the world including in Austria, Denmark, Portugal, Botswana and the United States. She has been published on several digital sites and magazines, as well as has an e-book of poetry entitled searching to find home (2014) and a poetry chapbook entitled to belong. (2017) based on her travels throughout Israel and Palestine. Teju is interested in documenting and mapping Black (read: alternative) futures. 

 

Teju was invited by Melissa Merin.