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‘Prairie Wind’ magazine now accepting submissions for 2020 edition

Submissions are now being accepted for the 28TH annual Prairie Wind art and literary magazine. The Prairie Wind is a collection of original poetry, prose, visual art, and recorded music contributed by students, staff, alumni, and other members of the Highland Community College District. All writers and artists residing in the Highland District (Stephenson, Ogle, Carroll, and Jo-Daviess counties) may submit work to be considered for publication.

The annual magazine publishes in May.

Submission guidelines are available at The deadline is Friday, March 6 at 5 p.m. More information is available from the magazine’s faculty advisors:

Bob Apolloni, Art Instructor and Highland Gallery Director


Tracy Mays, English and German Instructor


Sam Tucibat, Graphic Design Instructor


Since 1992 Highland Community College has published the annual magazine. It is a cooperative project of the Humanities, Graphic Design, Art, and Music programs in the Division of Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts. The editorial board is composed of students and volunteer community members who are guided by a team of faculty advisors.