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Helicon West Broadsides

Helicon West broadsides are colorful 11 X 17 posters which include art, poetry, creative nonfiction, memoir, and/or fiction by students and other authors. For questions about the broadsides or to have your work considered for publication, submit a piece you have presented at a Helicon West open microphone reading (up to 20 lines maximum) to star.coulbrooke@usu.edu.


Spring 2017

Edition # 61, Mar. 16, 2017
Andrew Romriell, "Painting a One-night" 
S. K. Anderson, "Definition" 
Artwork by Brenda Hawley 
Designed/Edited by Danielle Green 


Fall 2016

Edition # 60, Dec. 8, 2016
Amy Blakely, "A Mother's Lament for Children Unable to Move"
Artwork by Hannah Weaver
Designed/Edited by Danielle Green 

Edition # 59, Nov. 7, 2016
Cath Branwood, "The English Girl: A Long Journey 'til Now"
Artwork by Hannah Weaver 
Designed/Edited by Danielle Green

Edition # 58, Oct. 12, 2016
Preston Grover, "The Parable of the Inversion"
Artwork by Emily Stone
Designed/Edited by Danielle Green


Spring 2016

Edition # 57, April 8, 2016
Jace Smellie, “Composing a Prospective Love Letter to a Potential Lover”
Brittney McDonald, “Birth Control”
Artwork by Jill Bruggaman
Designed/Edited by Danielle Green

Edition # 56, Feb. 22, 2016
Nancy Takacs, “Letting Go”
David G. Pace, excerpt, Dream House on Golan Drive
Artwork by Grace Ryser
Designed/Edited by Danielle Green

Edition # 55, February 2016
Natasha Smith, “Drowning”
Artwork by Mallory Culley
Designed/Edited by Danielle Green

Edition # 54, January 2016
Dianne Hardy, “Pie”
Artwork by Mallory Culley
Designed/Edited by Lisa Crandall and Danielle Green


Fall 2015

Edition # 53 October 2015
Gary Dop, “How to Pretend You’ve Read Moby Dick
Mary Ellen Greenwood, “Collapsing Metaphor"
Artwork by Sommer Baisch
Designed/Edited by Lisa Crandall

Edition # 52 October 2015
Marianne Hales Harding, “Confession"
Lori Lee, “Adjustments to Genesis”
Designed/Edited by Lisa Crandall

Edition # 51 2015
John Engler, “The Gods of Phoenix”
Lisa Roullard, “The Mailman in the Bathtub”
Photography by Maria Williams
Designed/Edited by Lisa Crandall


Spring 2015

Edition # 50 March 2015
Isaac Timm, “Silverback”
Felicia Rose, “Ode to Reprieve”
Artwork by Kelsey Schwanke
Designed/Edited by Lisa Crandall
and Maria Williams

Edition # 49 February 2015
Jesse Betts, “Kiddie Pool”
Artwork by Grace Ryser
Designed/Edited by Lisa Crandall
and Maria Williams

Edition # 48 January 2015
Matt Halaczkiewicz, “October 17, 2014”
Alyssa Utley, “Practice”
Artwork by Savvy Jensen
Designed/Edited by Lisa Crandall


Fall 2014

Edition # 47 November 2014
Terysa Dyer, “Vacation”
Chloe Hanson, “Defibrillated”
Art by Kianan Poole
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook

Edition # 46 October 2014
Cat Dixon, “Tabula Rasa”
“Peonies”
Art by James Shepherd
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook

Edition # 45 September 2014
Kuniko Poole, “Dent”
Brian Cook, “Dirt”
Art by Kiana Poole
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook


Spring 2014

Edition # 44 April 2014
Contributors: Brittney McDonald, “Holding Hands,” Jeannie Woller, “Just a Few Concerns”
Art by Kevin Goodrich
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook

Edition # 43 February 2014
Contributors: Trevor Grant, “Corpus Conundrum” Bejamin Kuethe, “Perspective”
Art by Kevin Goodrich
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook

Edition # 42 February 2014
Contributors: Jay Anderson, “the alter ego of acceptance” Kasondra Payne, “Resting Place”
Art by Holland Larsen
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook

Edition # 41 January 2014
Contributors: Nelda Ault, “Sorry I’m Gonna Butcher Your Name” Anna Bullock Brown, “A Parasitic Paradelle”
Art by Grace Ryser
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook


Fall 2013

Edition # 40 November 2013
Contributors: Susan Pesti-Strobel, “Dressed to Kill in Small Town, Utah” Audrey Fowler, “In the Attic of My Brain”
Art by Lauren Williams and Holly Conger
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook

Edition # 39 Sept. 26, 2013
Contributors: Ron Jensen, “Karen,” Mary Ann Widerburg, Excerpt from “Burial Ground”
Art by Grace Ryser, “White Beach,”
Art by Justin Young, “Grasshopper”
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook


Spring 2013

Edition # 38 Mar. 28, 2013
Contributors: Kevin Anderson, "Grandpa's Foresight," Isaac Timm, "Obligatory Rose Poem"
Art by Ally Spjut, "Silence" and Looking"
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook

Edition # 37 Feb. 13, 2013
Contributors: Amelia Enrico, "You," Sarah Timmerman, "Replacing Jesus"
Photography by Justin Evan Young
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook


Fall 2012

Edition # 36 Nov. 8, 2012
Carly Crosby, "My Favorite Curve," Jared Monson, "The Son"
Art by Meagan Roach

Edition # 35 Sept. 27, 2012
Contributors: Caitlin Erickson, "Sketch," Dianne Blaine Hardy, "My Book Report," Tina Sitton, "The Last Journal Entry"
Art by Justin Evan Young
Designed/Edited by Brian Lee Cook


Spring 2012

Edition # 34 Apr. 23, 2012
Contributors: Amelia Enrico, "Milk: To Amanda," Annika Brown, "Playful Rhythms of Breath"
Art by Tessa Ryser
Designed/Edited by Kristin Ladd

Edition # 33 Feb. 23, 2012
Contributors: Jessica McDermott, “Melting,” Bernadene Ryan, “Pitfalls of Wine”
Art by Holland Larsen

Edition # 32 Jan. 12, 2012
Contributors: Joseph Bradbury, “Microburst,” Josh McDermott, “Like Chicken Feed”
Art by Michelle Larsen
Designed/Edited by Kristin Larsen


Fall 2011

Edition # 31 Nov. 10, 2011
Contributors: Marty Nyikos “Uncle Bela,” Tyler Esplin, “The Widow’s Watch”
Art by Tyler Esplin
Designed/Edited by Kristin Ladd and Rachel Telfer


Spring 2011
Editor/Designer: Brian Cook, Michelle Larsen

Edition # 30: Mar. 24, 2011 
Maria Melendez, “The Walls and Marts Did Not Devour Them,” “Anne Shifrer, “white robin”

Edition # 29: Feb. 24, 2011 
Contributors: Joel Long, “The Mockingbird Tapes,’ Guy Lebeda, “Tomorrow’s New York Times”
Photograph: Brian Lee Cook, “Pipes at Adams Park” 


Fall 2010 
Editors/Designers: Brian Cook and Michelle Larsen

Edition # 28: Nov. 11, 2010 (Ready for the reading)
Contributors: Rob Carney, “She’s a Picses, No Wonder I’m Capsized,” Mike McLane, “Centralia”

Edition # 27: Oct.13, 2010
Contributors: Chadd VanZanten, “Fuel Station Restroom, 11:15 PM,” Isaac Timm, “painting, untitled”
Photograph: Matthew Larsen, “Logan Sunset”

Edition # 26: Sept. 23, 2010 
Contributors: Robb Kunz, “On Closure” and Shanan Ballam, “Red Riding Hood Shoots Grandma’s Gun”
Cover Art (Shanan’s book) by Chadd Van Zanten
Graphics and design by Brian Cook and Michelle Larsen

Edition # 25: Sept. 9, 2010 
Contributors: Brian Cook, “When I First Sit Down in Dr. Conover’s American History Class,” Simone Suddreth, “Misguided Graduation,” and Julie Sheen, excerpt from “The Gone, the New, and the Garden”
Graphics and design by Brian Cook


Spring 2010 
Editors/Designers: Clarissa Fidler and Tessa Ryser

Edition # 24: April 2010
Contributors: Aaron Timm, “Spring Comes” and Isaac Timm, “Getting Old”

Edition # 23: April 2010
Contributors: Jack D’Ottavio, “The Sin of Man” and Spencer Lee, “100 Days”
Graphics and design by Clarissa and Tessa Ryser


Fall 2009 
Editors/Designers: Clarissa Fidler, Chris Walker, Tessa Ryser

Edition # 22: November 2009
Contributors: Michael Sowder, “The Third Noble Truth” and Jennifer Sinor, excerpt from “Sex Education”

Edition # 21: Oct. 27, 2009
Contributors: Dan Nyikos, “My Creed” and Kayla Jean Anderson, “for the Birds”
Graphics and design by Clarissa Fidler and Chris Walker


Spring 2009 
Editors/Designers: Clarissa Fidler, Darren Edwards, Nathan Maynes, Chase Thompson

Edition # 20 
Contributors: Heather Griffiths, " Remains," Katie Kingston, "Vista Verde" and Andrew Berthrong, "Ashcan" 
 

Edition # 19: Apr. 21, 2009 Tribute Edition for Adrianne McBride, who died in a car crash
Contributors: Star Coulbrooke, “For Adrianne” and Adrianne McBride, “Amidst an April Shower”

Edition # 18: Apr. 9, 2009
Contributors: Spencer Dunford, “to Demeter” and Natalie Young, “Breach”
Graphics and design by Clarissa Fidler

Edition # 17: Feb. 9, 2009
Contributors: Whitney Olsen, “Lavender Bees” and Elise Doney, “Desert Me”
Graphics and design by Clarissa Fidler

Edition # 16: Feb. 9, 2009
Contributors: Susan Nyikos, “Dialectical Materialism” and Carrie Farmer, “In the Long Light”
Art and design by Nathan Maynes

Edition # 15: Feb. 2, 2009
Contributors: Kevin Larsen, “Silence in the Stall” and Justin Potter, “Right and Wrong”
Graphics and design by Edwards, Fidler, and Thompson


Fall 2008
Editors/Designers: Cyndi Harmon

Edition # 14: Oct. 15, 2008
Contributors: Cynthia Nordgren, “Under Neruda’s Wing” and Nancy Takacs, “Winter”


Spring 2008
Editors/Designers: Cyndi Harmon, JP Peterson, Darren Edwards

Edition # 13: Apr. 23, 2008
Contributors: Stephen Bradford, “To Pablo Neruda” and Diane Bush, “Words Fill My Head Like Angry Bees”

Edition # 12: Mar. 25, 2008
Contributors: Shari Zollinger, “On Golden Bended Knee” and Andrea Jordan, “Heartache on Canvas”
Graphics by designers

Edition # 11: Feb. 25, 2008
Contributors: Adrianna Jorgensen, “To Swim” and Jerry Van Ieperen, “Crossing the International Dateline with Only a Half Smile”
Graphics by designers

Edition # 10: Feb. 6. 2008
Contributors: Gina Bladen Ricks, “A Patient Doomed to be Waiting” and Kacy Lundstrom, “Slick Circle” excerpt
Watercolor by Jo Booth


Fall 2007
Editors/Designers: Cyndi Harmon and JP Peterson

Edition # 9: Dec. 4, 2007
Contributors: Susan Nyikos, “Sitting Johnny,” and Russ Beck, “Spring City Lament” excerpt

Edition # 8: Nov. 2007
Contributors: Carrie Farmer, “Nobody Likes the Elderly,” and Jacoba Mendelkow “For My Father” excerpt
Photographs by Ashlie Chistoffersen

Edition # 7: Oct. 5, 2007
Contributors: Darren Edwards, “Born Frustrated,” Elizabeth Benson, “Reclaiming Alleluia”
Art by Darren Edwards


Spring 2007
Editors/Designers: Cynthia Harmon and JP Peterson

Edition # 6: (approx April)
Contributors: Shanan Ballam, “At Grandpa’s Nursing Home,” and Brittny Goodsell Jones, “Apples”

Edition # 5: (approx. February)
Contributors: Tony Lang, “Butterflies in New York,” and Chadd Van Zanten, “Season of Discovery” excerpt
Graphics by designers


Fall 2006
Editors/Designers: Cyndi Harmon and Chelsea Taylor

Edition # 4: Dec. 8, 2006
Contributors: Ron Jensen, “The Treasure,” and Anne Stark, “The Artists Head to Utah” excerpt
Graphics by designers

Edition # 3: Nov. 29, 2006
Contributors: Carrie Farmer, “Sabotage,” Nicole Warenski, “Hankou Hair Salon,” and Mary Carmon, “African Dance PE 1910”
Graphics by designers

Edition # 2: Oct. 10, 2006
Contributors: Liz Stephens, “Maenad” and Sarah Stoeckl, “A Place for Everything”
Graphics by designers

Edition # 1: Oct. 10, 2006

Contributors: Melanny Cowley, “The Disappointment” and Melissa Bowles, “O’Keefe’s Poppies”
Graphics by designers