Congratulations to October’s Winner of our Photography Appreciation Month, Melida G. Rodas.
Melida G. Rodas was chosen by Jersey City Mayor, Steve M. Fulop, to serve as the first inaugural poet for The City of Jersey City. On July 1, 2013, she delivered her poem, “THERE IN A CITY, our JERSEY CITY,” before an audience of 2,000 people. Her performance is available, here.
Ms. Rodas is a teacher, writer and multimedia artist whose work has been featured in anthologies from publishers such as Oxford University Press, Pearson, and The Feminist Press where it appeared next to works by such authors as James Joyce, Jamaica Kincaid, and Martin Espada.