El Estoque

Community Poetry & Prose Night: A celebration of creativity

Anthology editor and former Cupertino poet laureate Kaecey McCormick gives a speech recapping her experiences teaching workshops, judging contests and hosting readings. Instead of having the traditional poetry contest, McCormick decided to celebrate the end of her two-year term by publishing the anthology.

Iman Malik, Emily Xia, and Brian Xu

March 14, 2020

Cupertino community members share their experiences contributing to a city-wide poetry anthology

Voices of Cupertino: The launch of the citywide anthology

Poetry contributor Jade Bradbury receives her copy of the anthology. After distribution, McCormick encouraged attendees to stay and socialize with one another.

Iman Malik and Emily Xia

March 10, 2020

Community members gather to celebrate the release of Cupertino poetry and prose

The power of poetry: Bringing creativity to Cupertino, one workshop at a time

The power of poetry: Bringing creativity to Cupertino, one workshop at a time

Himani Yalamaddi

April 12, 2018

s teens trickled into the back of the Cupertino library, they were greeted by soft music and a smiling face — Cupertino’s current poet laureate, Laecey McCormick — teaching the first teens-only poetry workshop set up by the city. At the after-school lesson, which lasted from 7-8:30 p.m. on April...

“La Pluma” is mightier

Karishma Mehrotra

December 8, 2009

The newest issue of La Pluma, "For Lack of Better Words" highlights the words of writers all across campus Read More »...