adrienne danyelle oliver, MFA, EdD, 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) and The Museum of African American Diaspora’s poet corner. A Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA) alumna, Adrienne enjoys writing about intergenerational healing and 1930s era history leading up to the civil rights era. Some of Adrienne’s favorite authors include Gloria Naylor, Tyembia Jess, Toni Morrison and Harryette Mullen. When she is not writing, Adrienne is reading or watching documentaries. She also leads a monthly writing and healing circle for Black women.