Trapeta B. Mayson is a native of Liberia. Her poetry sheds light on and honors the immigrant experience as well as amplifies the stories of everyday people. She is widely published and has been awarded a Pew Fellowship in the Arts and Leeway Transformation Award, among others. She is the author of Mocha Melodies and She Was Once Herself. Trapeta has lived in Germantown for over 20 years and is currently the Executive Director of Historic Germantown.
Trapeta B. Mayson (r) performs with Monnette Sudler
Trapeta B. Mayson (l) performs with Monnette Sudler