The Literary & Art Publication of North Seattle College

 ~ In Memory of John Newman ~









 John Newman: Poet, teacher, friend

1955 – 2017









Licton Springs Review

Enjoy art, photography, fiction, essays, and poetry 

Created by 

The students and alumni 


North Seattle College!










The Marcia Barton award was instituted in 2003, and is awarded annually to contributors who excel in the categories of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual art. Marcia Barton, now a retired English instructor, founded Licton Springs Review. Winners in each category are awarded a prize of $100.

FICTION: Randy Yamanaka, Debt to Society

NON-FICTION: Joshua A. North, Fake it ‘Til I Make It

POETRY: Jessica Towns, elegy

ART: Natasha Richardson, Octopus Mountain

Congratulations to all!









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Annual deadline is January 31st.

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Cover photo: Still Life by Maria Paramonova