College of the Redwoods will celebrate its spring semester Seven Gill Shark
Review event on Friday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the Humanities building, Room 110. The Seven Gill Shark Review is a showcase of original writing by students, faculty, staff, and community members
Event organizer David Holper, a CR English Professor, credits the magazine's high caliber to student editors who make all the selections, as well as help organize the event, coach writers and keep the magazine afloat. This semester's editors include Donel Arrington, Dena Holper, Katelyn Jones, and Clare Magneson.
Authors who will read this semester include Talia Anderson, Donel Arrington, Matt Baker, Simona Carini, Daryl Ngee Chinn, Rene Diedrich, Ana Contessa Carmona Gambina, Johanna Gross, Dena Holper, Katelyn Jones, Suzanne Langford, Cory Morrow-Simmons, Rick Park, and Jen DeParma.
The first place poem and the first place story will receive prizes from sponsors Booklegger Books and Northtown Books. In addition, the poem or story that best bridges between cultures, genders, people group, or species, as determined by the judges, will be awarded the Hobson Award of $100.
The event is free and open to the public. Booklets of all the accepted work and honorable mentions will be for sale for $3.00 per copy. Refreshments will also be available for sale.
For more information, call 476-4370 or visit the website http://www.redwoods.edu/events/poetswriters