Joel Nelson wrote the poem, "Breaker in the Pen," which earned a Grammy nomination in the spoken word category in 1999. This was a first in Grammy history.

This poem, Awakenings is available on the same album as the song nominated for the poem. "Breaker in the Pen"

Joel was one of many unique perspectives collected on our cross-cross country bicycle ride.

Stay Tuned to the Southern Tier Channel as we Explore environmental perspective collected all along the Southern Tier of the United States.

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