Poetry Reading 7 p.m. TOMORROW with Poet Joel Dias-Porter

The college will host poet Joel Dias-Porter (a.k.a. DJ Renegade) of Atlantic City for a reading at 7 p.m., TOMORROW, in the art gallery, located above the library of the Mays Landing Campus.

Dias-Porter grew up in Pittsburgh and from 1994-99 was an individual finalist in the National Poetry Slam, and the 1998 and 1999 Heads Up Haiku Slam Champion. His poems have been featured in many publications and works including Time Magazine, The Washington Post, Best American Poetry 2014, Short Fuse, Role Call, Def Poetry Jam and 360 Degrees of Black Poetry. He has also performed on the Today Show, BET and in the documentary, “SlamNation.”

The event is free.

For more information, contact Elinor Mattern at emattern@atlantic.edu.

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