“Essentials” by Kyle Vanous of Port Angeles took top honors in the Tidepools 2020 contest for “Essentials.” Submitted photo

“Essentials” by Kyle Vanous of Port Angeles took top honors in the Tidepools 2020 contest for “Essentials.” Submitted photo

Winners announced for the 2020 ‘Tidepools’ publication

The staff for ““Tidepools 2020,” Peninsula College’s art, music and literary magazine, announced the winners in the 2020 contest.

The magazine features fine art, photography, poetry, short prose and music from Olympic Peninsula residents and is produced by students at Peninsula College with support from the Peninsula Daily News.

For more information about “Tidepools,” contact Michael Calvin Mills at mmills@pencol.edu.

Winners include:

Adult Prose

1. “Way Station” by Stephen Workman, Port Townsend

2. “Quittin’ Time” by Bonnie Dickman, Sequim

3. “Alaska, Not Part, America” by John Bertholl, Sequim

Adult Poetry

1. “Oodles, Buckles” by Kathy Anita Gonzales, Port Angeles

2. “Searchlight” by Linda Robertson, Port Townsend

3. “Farm Cemeteries” by Chris Kleinfelter, Port Angeles

Adult Fine Art

1. “Northwest Cowboy” by Sarah Necco, Port Angeles

2. “Sunset Scales” by Britney Robinson, Port Angeles

3. “Northern Lights” Michelle White, Sequim

Adult Photography

1. “ Bayleafe” by Dawne McKenna, Port Angeles

2. “Tiger Lillies” by Sarah Necco, Port Angeles

3. “Pacific Northwest Attire” by Angela Mordecai-Smith, Port Angeles

Peninsula College Student Fine Art

1. “Let Me Be” by Hana Sugiat, Port Angeles

2. “Kiss, the Lily” by Lucian Ward, Port Angeles

3. “Aurora Australis” by Breanna Beck, Port Angeles

Peninsula College Student Photography

1. “Essentials” by Kyle Vanous, Port Angeles

2. “Wasp Face“ by Emily Matthiessen, Sequim

3. “Jason’s Shadow” by Emily Matthiessen, Sequim

Peninsula College Student Writing

1. “Two Hundred Sixty-Three” by Gwendolyn Kauffman, Port Angeles

2. “The Dark Ship” by Emily Matthiessen, Sequim

3. “The inconspicuous Queendom” by Lily Athair, Port Angeles

Youth Writing 10-13

1. “The Colville Trails” by Trevor Goff, Port Angeles

Youth Writing 14-17

1. “Snowy Days” by Liberty Lauer, Port Angeles

Youth Art 6-9

1. “Snow Owl” by Abigail Heistand, Port Angeles

Youth Art 10-13

1. “57” by Austin Seelye, Port Angeles

Youth Art 14-17

1. “Fire Phoenix” by Isabelle Adams, Port Angeles


1. “Sunny in Victoria” by Getta Workman, Port Angeles

2. “Altica Ambiens” by Bugs in the Basement, Carlsborg

3. “Echo” by Rosie Sharpe, Port Angeles.

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