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

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

Winners announced for 2020 Tidepools publication

The staff of Tidepools 2020, Peninsula College’s art, music and literary magazine, has announced the winners of the 2020 contest.

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

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” by 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 Sill, 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.

For more information about Tidepools, email Michael Calvin Mills at [email protected].

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