Patricia Jabbeh Wesley is featured poet at annual literary festival in Erie

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, professor of English at Penn State Altoona, has been selected as the 2023 recipient of the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Award from Saginaw Valley State University.  

Credit: Penn State

ALTOONA, Pa. — Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, professor of English at Penn State Altoona, is the featured poet for the 20th Mercyhurst University Literary Festival. During the month of April, Jabbeh Wesley will travel to Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania, to read her poetry in person, including a reading on Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m.

The annual Mercyhurst Literary Festival brings together the Erie community and the University community to celebrate literature and help students and the community engage with writers.