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PC Students & Faculty Publish Inaugural Edition of Literary and Art Magazine, RISE

"Phoenix," a painting by Phoenix College student artist Luis Zamora "Bound to Labor," by Phoenix College student Warren Norgaard "Beauty From Ashes," by Phoenix College student Cindy Maria "Realcooltime," by Phoenix College student Angela May-Graham

Phoenix College (PC) proudly celebrates the release of its inaugural writing and art magazine RISEa student-led project, and publication. 

The new, annual magazine published 21 pieces of art, 12 poems, and 9 prose pieces from 28 PC students.  RISE editorial staff include: Kevin Flynn, Greg Richardson, Nathan Stewart and Maple Solstice. Publishing faculty are: Joanna (Jo) Robbins and Cody Wilson. 

The publication is also made possible by the students and faculty of the Special Interest Writing Course CRW298AC—open for enrollment each fall—and the Creative Writing, English, and Fine Art programs at Phoenix College. 

 

AWARDS
First and second place awards were given to six student artists for prose, poetry and visual art:

PROSE: FICTION & NON-FICTION
1st Place:   "I'm Worried That I'm Worried About All the Wrong Things," Hannah Butler Robbins
2nd Place:  "Amitabha Stupa Peace Park: Scooby Doo," Corrina Tape

POETRY
1st Place:   "Adam's Rib," Taylor Miskowski
2nd Place:  "Open Casket," Brenda Mason

VISUAL ARTS
1st Place:   "Beauty from Ashes," Cindy Maria
2nd Place:  "Phoenix," Luis Zamora

 

ART FEATURED AT LEFT
From Top to Bottom:

"Phoenix," Luis Zamora.  Inaugural cover art.
"Bound to Labor," Warren Norgaard
"Beauty From Ashes," Cindy Maria
"Realcooltime," Angela May-Graham 

 

CALL FOR NEW ENTRIES & FUTURE EDITORS

PC students are encouraged to submit visual and written pieces for consideration in next year's issue.
Students who are interested in joining the RISE editorial team can enroll for the Fall 2022 Special Interest Writing Course titled CRW298AC.

The course description will appear on the Class Schedule when fall offerings are announced, later this spring.

 

READ THE PUBLICATION
Read PC’s inaugural issue of RISE at pcrisemagazine.com.

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