Tag: Poetry

Visiting poet Jae Nichelle engages virtual audience

Photo by Emily Melvin On the evening of Thursday, Feb. 11, the College Programming Board welcomed poet and spoken word artist Jae Nichelle for a virtual performance. Nichelle is a young and empowering artist from Atlanta, GA. who focuses on the strength, struggle and beauty of being a Black woman.  […]

Ramapo alum’s poetry collection is raw

Photo courtesy of Scott Laudati “Camp Winapooka” is an outstanding collection of poetry written by Ramapo alumnus, Scott Laudati. He is a fantastic poet and delivers original collections of modern poetry. No words in the poems are capitalized, but this stylistic choice does not come off as pretentious by any […]

Students share their creative works at Ramapo reading

Photo by Erica Meline Ramapo College has been putting forth efforts to further foster an encouraging environment for students to challenge themselves and showcase their talents. One of the ways the college does this is through student readings. At these readings, students have the opportunity to read aloud original work […]

Ramapo’s Trillium offers cash prize for best submission

Photo courtesy of Ramapo College Ramapo’s literary magazine, Trillium, is still accepting submissions for this year’s edition. From poetry to short stories and graphic design, the student editors at Trillium are eager to publish all genres of writing and forms of art.  A prize of $100 will be awarded to […]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Presents Poems on Campus

Photo by Giancarlo Sepulveda The works of Pulitzer Prize-Winning poet Peter Balakian were read aloud on Wednesday by the writer himself, who chose five poems from his book, “Ozone Journal,” in the Trustees Pavilion at 4 p.m.   Balakian’s poems offer a wide realm of geographical references in New Jersey, […]

Students Perform at Poetry and Spoken Word Event

Photo by Emily Filocco The College Programming Board made themselves busy in Friends Hall on Friday preparing for their Slam Poetry event. “I completely forgot about this bad mamma-jamma,” junior Chris Cortez said, lugging a speaker across the room. At the back of the hall, others were laying out refreshments […]