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Charlene Adhiambo

Charlene Adhiambo

Biography

Charlene Adhiambo is a Kenyan American writer and musician currently based in her hometown of Atlanta, GA. She is the Artistic Assistant at Obie Award-winning theatre PlayCo. Her one act play Guardian was read at Saudade Theatre’s Re-Descobrimentos Festival in July 2020. Her creative work spans many mediums including (but not limited to), screenplay, stage play, fiction, essay, poetry, and song. While the containers and even genres of her work change, constant themes are mother- and daughterhood, black girl- and womanhood, friendship, romance, and grief. She writes in a space somewhere between Ray Bradbury and Toni Morrison, two of her favorite authors.

When not writing, she is listening to R&B music, teaching herself guitar, or doing yoga. She received her B.A. in Creative Writing and English Literature from Columbia University.

Professional Experience

  • Off Broadway

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Atlanta/Southeast

My Instruments

  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Viola
  • Voice

Software

  • Pro-Tools

Pronouns

  • She/Her