Poetry Month events continue at Highline

By Winter Dorval - Staff Reporter



 Poetry Month continues at Highline with the following events running through the end of April. 

Nikkita Oliver will be reading her work on April 20 from 11 a.m. to noon in Building 7.

In Building 2 on April 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Claudia Castro Luna will perform a reading, followed by a writing workshop, and on April 27, Poetry Across Cultures, a Highline student workshop, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Highline's 2018 student poetry contest winners have been announced.

The First place winner, awarded $200, was Yasmine Leland for her poem Accent.

Other winning poets include Carlynn Newhouse who won second place and $150 for her poem Tonight.

 Brandon Cramer won third place, and $100, for his poem Reimagined Self.

The top three winners are all residents of Federal Way.

Seven poets who received honorable mention and $75 each are Angela Huai for Rain, Alyssa Konopaski for Forgive Me If I Do Not Care to Be a Gardener, and Serina Lopez for Poem of a Ho.

Also, Tamar Manuel for A Gamblers Mouth, Isabella Stewart for The Cool Kids Use T-Shirts Instead of The Yearbook Page, Harper S. Villani for Universal Secrets, and Angeline Watson for Stargazing.

The winning poems will be displayed in the Highline Library Exhibits and Art Gallery through May 31.

Poetic Visions: Artwork Inspired by Poetry will be on display on campus through April 30.

Peruse the artwork between 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

The Gallery is located in Building 16, room 115.

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