Events to feature Altoona professor as guest speaker

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley is a professor of English at Penn State Altoona.

Credit: Penn State

ALTOONA, Pa. — Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, professor of English at Penn State Altoona, is the featured guest at several upcoming events.

She will serve as Keynote Poet at Penn State's High School Writing Day on Friday, April 9 in celebration of National Poetry Month. Jabbeh Wesley will read from her poetry and answer questions from high school students participating in the writing workshop provided by the University's English department.

On Monday, April 12, Jabbeh Wesley will lead an online writing workshop, “Writing as a Tool in Finding Healing/Writing Pain and Trauma with Patricia Jabbeh Wesley,” for the New York Public Library the New York Writers Workshop.

Lastly, Jabbeh Wesley will read her poetry live via Zoom for the Jingletown Reading Series in Oakland, California, on Saturday, April 17.