Students interested in pursuing creative writing and creative writing publication may take the ENGL 290P English Practicum. This practicum course is designed to give students experience in all aspects of publishing a magazine of literary and visual arts through close involvement with Pioneer Pen (student literary magazine), Number One (magazine for VSCC and the community at large), and other off-campus literary publications.

Pioneer Pen (formerly Squatters Rites)

Best Essays

Each year we publish some of our student's best essays.