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JCC Black River Review Volume XXV Released

The Jefferson Community College (JCC) English department released Volume XXV of the Black River Review, a journal of poetry, prose and fine arts, on Thursday, April 23, during a campus reading and presentation. Students were recognized for their outstanding contributions in art, writing and poetry. The Black River Review cover art (left), a collage titled A Night in the East, is the work of JCC student Maya C. Gilliam of Fort Drum. 

Recipients of the Outstanding Art Contribution Award are Nancy M. Schulz, of Lowville, with opaque watercolor submission Buck in the Cornfield, ink drawing Mordor Lives, and collage Parking Lot; Nichole E. Race, of Henderson, with collage submissions Felix the Owl, Freedom Tower at Night, and The Panda an the Pond; and Faylo E. Kennedy, of Castorland, with collage submission Don’t Fear the Reaper and ink drawing Tree of Life.

Recipient of the Outstanding Writing Contribution Award is Bruce E. Hakes Jr., of Buffalo, with poetry submission Oh Prophet.             

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. 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.