Eva Lebovitz ’18 and Melody Xiao ’18 Read at Dodge Poetry Festival

Eva Lebovitz ’18 and Melody Xiao ’18 performed their poetry at the 30th Anniversary Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry event in North America, held at New Jersey Performing Art Center (NJPAC) in Newark. 
As 2016 The New Jersey Council of Teachers of English (NJCTE) Bronze Medalists in Poetry, Eva and Melody participated in the “National Student Poets & NJCTE Student Poets Reading” on Friday, October 21, 2016, in Trinity & St. Philip’s Cathedral. 
Alumni Valery Tarco ’16 and Michael Lee ’15 were also invited to perform but were unable to attend due to their college schedules.
The performance was attended by Newark Academy faculty members Jessica DeSanta and Alexandra Mahoney along with several enthusiastic students.
Read more about the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.
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