Rocky Wilson honored with 2019 Camden County MLK Freedom Medal

Rocky Wilson

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Rocky Wilson is a poet, performance artist, and teacher who lives near the Delaware River in Camden. He has a Master’s Degree in Dance Education from Temple, and has studied creative writing at both Penn State and Rutgers University.

In 1992, the 100th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s death, Rocky performed his own multi-disciplinary work, Walt, the Ferry’s Back!; a tribute to the Good Grey Poet and to the city of Camden. Since then, Rocky has been interpreting Whitman in schools and libraries, and for historical groups and at the Philly Fringe Festival.

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