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30 Poems in 30 Days Contest

Congratulations to the winners of our 2017 30 Poems in 30 Days contest! Contest participants wrote one poem for every day in April to celebrate National Poetry Month. Daily prompts focused on specific poetic forms, themes, or images. Entries were judged anonymously by local poets in two categories: Adult and Youth (18 or under).

Winner (Adult)
Kelli Hyland, Seas
Honorable Mentions (Adult)
Lynette Hoins, At Play in the Fields of Poetry
Mirra Mitchell, Lost and Losing
Winner (Youth)
Maya Miro Johnson, Spectral Verses
Honorable Mention (Youth)
Caylee Gardner, Victory, and Other Things

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In the News

Gaining 'perspective on life': ReelAbilities Film Festival to share stories about disabilities

SALT LAKE CITY — Melissa Helquist has been working to bring the ReelAbilities Film Festival to the Salt Lake area for the past 12 years. She said it is a chance for the community to explore some of the stories she believes “don’t often get told.”

Read the rest of this Deseret News article featuring our involvement with the ReelAbilities program.

SLCC's writing program boasts success

SALT LAKE CITY — A few years ago, John Wilkes ended up the last place he expected to be — in a homeless shelter.

“That was just a product of a lot of heavy drinking, losing a job and being told by my partner to get out of his house and I had nowhere to go,” he said.

He was staying at the Road Home shelter when he wandered across the street to a then-new storefront program begun by Salt Lake Community College English associate professor Tiffany Rousculp.

Read the rest of this inspiring story on KSL to see how writing can make a difference in a person’s life.

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