wesley_largeLiberian poet Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, author of  The River is Rising, will share selections from her work at the Washington, DC metro area’s Fall for the Book Festival.

The reading will be held  on Saturday September 19, 2009 2 p.m. at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, D.C.

Also sharing from her work at this event is South African poet Gabeba Baderoon, author of A Hundred Silences.

I will be there. Most who know me know that authors are my celebrities of choice. They are my rock stars. I will jump through hoops to meet them. Two African authors at one event is, in my book,  just divine.