Norman Alexander Alkamal Jemmott, known simply as Alkamal, is a poet, writer, spoken word artist and public speaker. In his works, as well as his performances, Alkamal employs a dynamic blend of imagery, thought and emotion. He is co-creator and developer of “”the v3 sessions”” and “”The World of Words Youth Poetry Showcase.”” Both are programs geared to poets and musical artists of all ages to showcase their work.
Since 1996, he has traveled across the country performing spoken word at various cultural events as the Afrikan Liberation Day Celebration, The Black L.U.V. Festival, WordStock and the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival at Madison Square Garden. He’s also been the invited guest speaker at numerous Black History Month celebrations, graduation and award ceremonies, as well as conferences hosted by the Tavis Smiley Foundation, The Urban Network, The College Board’s NYOutreach Program and Madison Square Boys & Girls Club.