Become Part of the CVD Staff

If you are interested in being involved in the Cedar Valley Design consider signing up for the Fall 2015 class! The course title is Editing a Literary Magazine and the course section number is ENG-275-CRF01. The course provides practical experience in reading and editing literary manuscripts in three genres: nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. Students design […]


Excerpts from the 2015 Cedar Valley Divide

The posts below are a selection of the works featured from the 2015 Cedar Valley Divide. Copies of the magazine will be available late April at the English Office, 3051 Cedar Hall, of Kirkwood’s main campus, located in southeast Cedar Rapids.


Lost Words by Courtney Sowder

The caress of your hand upon my spine is breathtaking. The wind rushes past as you carry me away. We travel together to distant lands and adventure. Our romance is one that is eternal. Weightless, you take me; puffs of air brush my face as you slowly breathe in and out. You have been good […]


Les Invalides by Mike Cahalan

Why had you “corrupted absolutely?” You could have created a new world order. You started with reforms and civics. And ended with a nepotistic empire.