Oronike Odeleye is an arts administrator and emerging fiction writer from Atlanta, GA. Odeleye graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A in Film Studies. She is the Founder and Administrative Director of Creative Currents, an international artist collective that seeks to expose the world to the beauty and vibrancy of the African Diaspora; it’s arts, culture, traditions and peoples. Since 2001 she has worked with local communities in the US and abroad to execute arts and culture programming, including yearly retreats to Portobelo, Panama. She has helped to facilitate and document scholarly interviews and research around local Congo culture in Panama for over 10 years. Her creative writing has been published by Callaloo Journal of arts, letters, and cultures of the African Diaspora, the Atlanta Fulton County Arts Council and CodeZ online magazine.