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New Author: Jadyne "Jay" Bell

     "Jadyne, like most creative people, is blessed with multiple talents. I first new him as an orientation leader at our university. There, he exercised team building skills that consistently lead to the stellar execution of a student's first experience at UL Lafayette. Then, I knew him as a graphic design student. Working with the university, he created fresh visual campaigns for UL's longstanding traditions. Now, I know him as a poet. 
     When I first heard Jay Bell's poetry, I could immediately feel a truer depth of who he was. Even though I had already known him on multiple levels, I could see that there was much more to be explored. We are fortunate to have Jay Bell join Louisiana Words. Not only is he the first author to represent New Orleans, but his work is always eye worthy and ear catching." - Samuel Jones


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