Kevin W. Campbell (aka NoirJente) is a resident of DeLand and an accomplished writer, poet and spoken word artist. He has featured and performed poetry all over the country. His work has appeared in several anthologies, most notably The Journal For Human Advancement (2010) and Spoken Ink: Vol. 1 (2014). He is also the author of the chapbook, Sadoto (2014). Mr. Campbell has served as Slam Coordinator of Mainstreet Art and Culture Slam of DeLand since 2014 and has served as Slam Coordinator of both the Florida State Poets Association and the Creative Happiness Institute since 2015. Through his work in poetry slam, he has helped facilitate the dreams of countless poets and writers who have represented DeLand, Volusia County, and Central Florida in over two dozen regional and national poetry competitions and festivals. Mr. Campbell is an activist and sits on the board of directors of the African-American Museum of Arts of DeLand. Look for his latest poetry collection, Ruby and Blood and Salt, in the near future.