adrienne danyelle oliver

photo by Simone Anne

adrienne danyelle oliver is a poet-educator, hip-hop scholar from Little Rock, AR currently living in the SF Bay Area. Her previous work has appeared in Storytelling, Self & Society (Wayne State University Press, 2018), Patrice Lumumba: An Anthology of Writers on Black Liberation (Nomadic Press, 2021) and Write Now! SF Bay’s Anthology Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color (Pease Press, 2021). She has two chapbooks, collective madness (Finishing Line Press) and the body has memories (Nomadic Press) forthcoming in 2022. Some of adrienne’s favorite authors include Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison. When she is not writing, adrienne is reading or watching documentaries. She also leads a monthly healing writing circle for Black women.

adrienne was invited by Jeneé Darden.

adrienne’s upcoming events:

adrienne will be reading for The Living Room reading series on January 28 at 7 p.m. More info on the reading location will be available on Instagram @livingroom_sf or online at


the body has memories (Nomadic Press, $13)