bra•vu•ra (br vyeor’ ;brä veo’ rä) – a daring display of brilliant skill
Established in 1964, Bravura is an award-winning literary journal that features the prose, poetry, and visual art of Palomar College students, alumni, and local high school students.
Published every May, under the guidance of faculty advisors Professor Clare Rolens, PhD. and Professor Stacey M. Trujillo,PhD. each issue of Bravura is produced by the student editors who enroll in ENGLISH 137: The Literary Magazine—History and Production (offered only during the spring semester). Learn more here!
The goal of Bravura is to celebrate Palomar College’s diverse creative community. We publish of original work a variety of literary genres, including creative non-fiction, poetry, short fiction, song lyrics, and drama/screenplays. As an interdisciplinary journal we also publish artistic expression from a variety of fields, including, but not limited to, photography, drawing and painting, illustration, digital art, comics, graphic design, and mixed media art. We also publish images of three dimensional arts including sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, metalworking, woodworking, and fashion design. In sum – any printable sort of creative expression will be considered for publication!
BRAVURA 2020 is here!
2020: Editorial Staff: Via Zoom
We are grateful for the support of the Palomar Community!