2020 Literary Journal Earns Excellent Ranking from NCTE
The National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) awarded the 2020 issue of “Fault Lines” with an excellent ranking on March 15. “Fault Lines” is the upper school’s annual literary compendium of student poetry, short stories, essays, artwork, photography and more.
Editor Sabrina Webster ’21 and staff Lucie Edwards ’21, Sean Kim ’21, Alexandra Midler ’22, Kira Tran ’20 and Ariana Welsbie ’21 worked on the publication throughout the 2019-2020 school year. You can read the publication online here.
The NCTE’s Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) program selected the Bishop’s students’ publication, saying, “From all of us at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), congratulations to you and your students on this exceptional publication. We commend you for inspiring a love of writing that your students will remember for the rest of their lives.”
English teacher Adam Davis who advises the literary journal says, “This is a serious credit to the work that Sabrina and her team of editors and readers did last year.”
NCTE’s announcement states, “The mission of NCTE’s REALM program is to publicly recognize excellent literary magazines produced by students with the support of their teachers. REALM is designed to encourage all schools to develop literary magazines that celebrate the art and craft of writing. Your magazine is a fine example of this mission in action, and the REALM committee looks forward to seeing future publications from your school.”
Congratulations to all the students who contributed to the publication!
The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.