Tidepools is a student-run magazine featuring art, photography, writing, and music created by the people of the North Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. Tidepools has been published annually since 1964 by Peninsula College with support from the Associated Student Council, Peninsula Daily News, and The Buccaneer.
Enter the Annual Art, Photography, Writing, and Music Contest
Residents living in Clallam and Jefferson counties on the North Olympic Peninsula are encouraged to submit creative works to the Tidepools annual contest for a chance to win cash prizes and publication. Contest categories include art, photography, poetry, prose, and music, and is open to Peninsula College students as well as local youth and adult creators. The contest runs from late October through early January every year.
Find Copies of the Magazine
Copies of Tidepools magazine are available for purchase locally at The Bookaneer, Port Book and News, Odyssey Bookshop, and The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.
The Peninsula College library and all branches of North Olympic Library Systems have copies of Tidepools available for review as well.
Enroll in ENGL 180, 181, & 182 - “Exploring Literature & the Arts”
Students and community members can gain hands-on experience in publication and design and earn college credit producing a high-quality literary arts magazine. Interested students enroll in one, two, or three quarters and earn humanities distribution and/or elective credit. A variety of co-editor, senior editor, and managing editor roles are available depending on student interests and experience.
A faculty-led team of students from a variety of backgrounds design and market the contest and magazine, network with local professionals and educators, coordinate events, and build their portfolios. Anyone preparing to work in any of the following fields is encouraged to register:
- graphic design
- web design
- digital publishing
- social media marketing
- community outreach
Questions about Tidepools contest, copies, or class? Contact Deirdre Frank, Tidepools Editor in Chief and faculty advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 417-6489.
Visit our website www.tidepoolsmagazine.com.