The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center would like to congratulate Sistah Joy for being selected by Grace Cavalieri, a nationally recognized literary giant and Dan Murano as the March 2015 Featured Poet on their literary blog series.

Click on the links below to learn more about her work as a poet, and to also read 4 of her poems.

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If you are interested in her books, her name appears in literary registries as J. Joy Matthews Alford, or you may contact her directly by reply email. For persons connected with businesses, churches, schools, literary or community-based organizations, please make note that April is National Poetry Month.  She would be happy to speak with you about being a guest speaker or featured artist at an event during the month of April or at any time throughout the year.