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Recommended Reading: May

Highline College's librarians recommend materials from the library collection on a wide variety of topics.

About this Guide

National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets. Highline College Library offers our recommended reading list. 

Online Resources

Explore ARCTURUS, A literary magazine of artwork, poetry, and prose by students and alumni of Highline College

Congratulations to all of out 2020 Poetry Contest Winners!

2020 Visiting Poets

Naomi Shihab Nye

Photo by Chehalis Hegner


Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown


Geraldine Mills

Article from the Galway Advertiser | Photo by Dean Kelly

With campus closed for COVID-19 we encourage you to seek out the work of these excellent poets.

Works by Visiting Poets