Yolanda Wisher

Yolanda Wisher

Author, Monk Eats an Afro

Biography

Poet, bandleader, and educator, Yolanda Wisher is the author of Monk Eats an Afro and the co-editor of Peace is a Haiku Song. Named the first poet laureate of Montgomery County, PA, Wisher was the Director of Art Education for the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program from 2010 to 2015. She is currently the Rhapsodist of Wherewithal for the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture.