Yolanda Wisher

Yolanda Wisher is the author of Monk Eats an Afro (Hanging Loose Press, 2014). The recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, she was the 1999 Poet Laureate of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and the Poet Laureate of Philadelphia from 2016 to 2017, where she currently lives.