Current Student Melanie Rock Winner of New York City Mayor's Inaugural #PoetweetNYC Contest

May 9, 2018

Current student Melanie Rock was one of five winners of the inaugural #PoetweetNYC contest for her poem "Garden=Church."


The contest, which was held April 16-20, is put on by the mayor's office of New York City, which hosted the annual Poem in Your Pocket Day celebration on April 26 in honor of National Poetry Month. 


Instructions were to "write your own poem or borrow one from your favorite poet; just make sure to carry a poem in your pocket to share with your friends, family, classmates, and colleagues."


Rock won for her three-line poem. She tweets @browngirlcu.