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Paddlefish II is a student literary journal written and edited by MMC students and faculty. It is an open submission magazine with original works of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art. Students work as editorial assistants for the literary journal and meet and discuss craft with award-winning authors. MMC is also home to the Great Plains Writers' Tour, which brings award-winning professional writers to campus, including former United States poet laureate Ted Kooser, American Book Award Winner Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Utah’s first Poet Laureate David Lee, George Bilgere, Linda Hasselstrom and many others.