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JCC English Department Releases Volume XXIII of Black River Review

The Jefferson Community College (JCC) English department released Volume XXIII of the Black River Review, a journal of poetry, prose and fine arts,on Wednesday, May 1, during a campus reading and presentation. Students were recognized for their outstanding contributions in art, writing and poetry.  

Recipients of the Outstanding Art Contribution Award are Kristy L. Hoover, of Watertown, with the Black River Review cover design, Curled Up (right), collage contribution, Abyss, andink drawing, Mt. Everest; Coral C. Stokes, of Fort Drum, with ink drawing, Grim, and collages Toxicity and Community; and Michelle R. Railing, of Watertown, for her collage contributions Diamond Flowers and Butterfly.

Recipients of the Outstanding Writing Contribution Award are Thubten Ozula Sioux, Sackets Harbor, with fiction submissions, Dog Lands Plane! and What John the Baptist and Winnie the Pooh Have in Common; Stacy Y. Newvine,Fort Drum, with essay submission, The Tortilla; and Tina M. Morrison, Watertown, with poem submissions, Alone But Not and The Man Within.

Complimentary copies of the Black River Review are available at the campus Bookstore in Jules Center (Building 6) and the Melvil Dewey Library. In late June, the publication can be viewed online at (click on News and Events and then Publications). The editors of the Black River Review receive submissions from Jefferson students, alumni, faculty and staff.

The Black River Review is sponsored by the JCC English department and the JCC Faculty Student Association.