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Academics

Tusitala

Lake Forest College’s premier literary magazine, Tusitala, has dedicated itself to showcasing the creativity and diversity its student body has to offer. Published bi-annually during the spring semester, Tusitala stands as both an outlet and showcase for the very best student and faculty poets, prose writers, photographers, musicians, and artists of nearly any variety.

The magazine is created by the student body and  is for the student body. It recognizes the talents of Lake Forest College’s students Tusitala by hosting an annual publishing party where free copies of the year’s issue are distributed!

 

PUBLICATION NEWS

 

Oddities Digital Release 

A huge thanks to all that attended our digital release of Oddities, our latest issue on Halloween! We appreciated all that came to support the hard work of Tusitala and the contributors that made Oddities possible.

2018 Tusitala executive members pose for a photo.2018 Tusitala executive members pose for a photo.

There, we treated our guests with snacks while admiring the art of our students and later were given the opportunity to hear readings from the author’s themselves.

To find our online issue, visit the Archive section of our page or click here

 

 

Lake Forest LitFest

The annual Lake Forest Literary Festival welcomes writers, artists, filmmakers, and other creative thinkers to the college for readings, workshops, and student discussions.

Tusitala members Leah Ross '20, Isaac Winter '20, and Emily Murman '18Tusitala members Leah Ross '20, Isaac Winter '20, and Emily Murman '18

During LitFest 2018, a few Tusitala members were invited to the LitFest Dinner at Glen Rowan.

There, they had the opportunity to hear speeches and discuss various literary interests one-on-one with invited authors and professors.

 

 

Tusitala Hosts Valentine’s Day Poetry Busking

Students of Tusitala helped to raise donations for the American Heart Association on Valentine’s Day. 

Members Leah Moss '20, Sophia Roumeliotis '20, Rebecca Reitemeir '20, and Isaac Winter '20.Members Leah Moss '20, Sophia Roumeliotis '20, Rebecca Reitemeir '20, and Isaac Winter '20.

During our annual event, Tusitala members type custom poems on vintage typewriters.

Want to share your poem? Make sure to tag us on Instagram or Facebook!

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Tusitala Celebrates at Jellyfish Launch Party

Members celebrate another successful publication of Jellyfish, the Spring 2018 issue!  

Advisor Zach Martin, Rebecca Reitemeir '20, Sophia Roumeliotis '20, Zanub Husain '19, Leah Moss '20, Isaac Winter '20, Emily Murman '18.Advisor Zach Martin, Rebecca Reitemeir '20, Sophia Roumeliotis '20, Zanub Husain '19, Leah Moss '20, Isaac Winter '20, Emily Murman '18.

Tusitala held a launch party to appreciate the work put into this publication and all the contributors who were published.

To find our online issue, visit the Archive section of our page or click here

 

 

 

 

Check out some pictures from the Elements  publishing party!