During the event there will be featured readings of Volume 68 contributors and recognition of the 2022 winners. The event is free and Open to the public. Register for the event here.
The virtual outing will also be followed by an in-person afterparty from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., details and location to be determined.
This year’s Toyon theme is Hope and Healing, a response to the past two tumultuous years. years that we have had to endure as a global community. Flight. 68 is a compilation of poems, essays, short stories and spoken word pieces reflecting the relationships we have with ourselves and the natural world. This year’s edition of Toyon also includes Spanish, Italian and Swahili translations.
Be sure to join our mailing list when you register for the event! Those from Toyon mailing list will receive a free physical copy of the new volume. Volume 68 will also be produced available at your local bookstore and digitally in e-book and audiobook formats. The electronic book will be available on Cal Poly Humboldt Digital Commons, Amazon Kindle and Amazon print on demand. Volume 68 audiobook will be released on YouTube and Soundcloud and can be accessed via the Toyon’s website at the time of exit.
Toyon is the annual literary magazine of Cal Poly Humboldt’s English department. Managed entirely by students since its first issue in 1954, Toyon has featured the work of established and emerging institutions writers and artists from Humboldt County and around the world. The literary magazine Toyon is supported by Associated Students, Cal Poly Humboldt English and Cal Poly Humboldt Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion