Our professional section, Soap Bubble Set, showcases one visual artist and one writer. Named after an assemblage by modernist sculptor and filmmaker, Joseph Cornell, Soap Bubble Set is poetically and visually associative, evoking imaginative play and the ever-changing nature of the artistic and literary world.

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley

Dr. Patricia Jabbeh Wesley immigrated to the United States with her family during the 14-year Liberian civil war, a war that has shaped her writing as an African Diaspora woman writer in the United States. For more than two decades, Wesley’s poetry has given voice to the voiceless, the hundreds of thousands of Liberian war …

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Emilie Gossiaux

Born in New Orleans, LA in 1989, Emilie Louise Gossiaux is a multidisciplinary artist based in New York City. Gossiaux earned her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art in 2014, and her MFA in Sculpture from Yale School of Art in 2019.   Her solo shows include “Other-Worlding” at the Queens Museum (2023); “Significant …

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