The River is Rising
The River Is Rising
Author: Patricia Jabbeh Wesley
Publish: 2007
Publisher: Autumn House Press
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781932870183
Pages: 126

In Patricia Jabbeh Wesley's third collection of poems, the poet writes about being caught between two cultures: her native Liberia and her adopted America. The struggles of the immigrant are contrasted with her memories of the Liberian Civil War.

Author Details:

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley is an award-winning Liberian (African Diaspora) poet and writer and Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Penn State University. She is a Liberian Civil War survivor who immigrated to the United States with her family in 1991 and the author of five books of poetry.