Alford shows a responsive and receptive heart. -- Dorothy Gilliam; Washington Post Journalist
Joy Alford is a pioneer poet who will lead us into the new world. -- E. Ethelbert Miller; Howard University
Sistah Joy makes an eloquent and breathtaking presentation. -- Dale Allen; Thelemaque Publishing
About the Author
Poetically known as, Sistah Joy, J. Joy Matthews Alford is recipient of the Washington, DC Poet Laureate Special Award, Poet-in-Residence at Barnes and Noble Washington, DC Downtown, Minister of Poetry of Ebenezer AME Church, Fort Washington, MD, Founder of Collective Voices and Anointed Pens, and has been commissioned for her poetry by NYS Senator Hillary R. Clinton and the Honorable John Conyers.