Camonghne Felix: Poetry Team for Hostos

September 22, 2011 | Newsmakers

Poet Camonghne Felix, a sophomore at Hostos Community College, was named “New York City Youth Poet of the Year” in 2010 by the famed Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Ka’mone (her pen name) is now organizing a Hostos slam team for the national competition in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in California, in April 2012. It would be the first time a CUNY slam team would participate in the CUPSI, says Camonghne and “would represent some of the greatness we have on our campuses.”
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