Yolanda Wisher

Co-Director of Curatorial Programs & Curator of Spoken Word

Yolanda Wisher was the third Poet Laureate of Philadelphia from 2016 to 2017. The author of Monk Eats an Afro (Hanging Loose Press, 2014), a Pew and Cave Canem Fellow, and Writer in Residence at Aspen Words and Hedgebrook, Wisher regularly performs a unique blend of poetry and song with her band The Afroeaters.