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Monday Poets | Yolanda Wisher & Lamont Dixon

Monday, February 5

Community Parkway District

 Yolanda Wisher is the Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. The author of Monk Eats an Afro, Wisher performs a unique blend of poetry and song with her band The Afroeaters. She is currently working on her second book of poems, a recording of original songs, and a collection of essays.

 Lamont Dixon is a poet, teacher and performing artist. He has been published in African Voices, Phylaxis, New Poet's Revolution, and Essence Magazine. He has received the Phylaxis Society's Award and the John G. Lewis Medal. He is once again our season’s moderator. Monday Poets is greatly enriched by his energy, talent and charm.

Room 108, 1st Floor, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


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Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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The Water Works behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Erin DiSerafino.