Tidepools is Peninsula College’s annual literary magazine. We have promoted local poetry and prose, fine and digital art, photography, and music for over 50 years.

The 2016 issue is slated for release on June 17th, 2016.

See our submission page to learn about dates for submitting to next year’s magazine.

Tidepools is available at The Bookaneer college bookstore, at local book stores, and libraries. For further information call Michael Mills, magazine advisor, (360) 417-6462.


We offer students a chance to gain experience and college credit while producing a college literary magazine. Interested students may register for the English classes “Literary Magazine Production I-VI” (ENGL 181-183, 281-283 and also Media 181-183).


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