Stonework is published by Houghton College, a Christian liberal arts college located in New York’s rural Genesee Valley. Stonework seeks a diverse mix of mature and emerging voices in fellowship with the evangelical tradition. Published twice a year, the journal reflects the arts community at Houghton College where excellence in music, writing, and the visual arts has long been a distinctive.

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  • Issue 6
    Poetry by Paul Willis and Thom Satterlee. Fiction and interview with Lori Huth. Essay by James Wardwell, and student poets from Christian campuses.
  • Issue 5
    Poetry by Susanna Childress and Debra Rienstra. Fiction excerpt by Emilie Griffin. Art from Houghton's 2007 presidential inauguration and a forum on women writing.
  • Issue 4
    Matthew Roth--new poems. Diane Glancy--from One of Us and an interview. John Tatter-on gardens and poetry. The Landscapes of John Rhett. Stephen Woolsey--on the poetry of Jack Clemo. James Wardwell--on Herrick.
  • Issue 3
    Poetry by Julia Kasdorf, Robert Siegel and Sandra Duguid. Fiction by Tom Noyes. The portraits of Alieen Ortlip Shea. An anthology of Australian Poets
  • Issue 2
    Thom Satterlee - Poems from Burning Wycliff with an appreciation by David Perkins. Alison Gresik - new fiction and an interview. James Zoller - Poems from Living on the Floodplain.
  • Issue 1
    Luci Shaw — new poems with an appreciation by Eugene H. Peterson & Hugh Cook — new fiction and an interview

Friday, February 01, 2008

Stonework, Issue 5


Dain Trafton

In a Museum: To my Granddaughters

Debra Rienstra


Mary's Gethsemene

Eric Potter

Morning Petitions

Desperate Times

Still Life

Susanna Childress - With Interview

To Micah, on the Removal of Your Appendix

Mother as Water-Damaged Book

The Ancient Noise of D'Etre


Alan Belford

No Other Way: Birding the Adirondacks

Tineke Hegemen

You Are Our World: A Journal

Virginia Stem Owens

Losing Language

James Wardwell

"The Ocean of True Grace:" Aemelia Lanyer Presents Jesus


Emilie Griffin

Excerpt from Introducing Paloma

Louisa Josefina Hernandez

The Troubadours - Translated by Dr. Nan Hussey

Forum Discussion

Susanna Childress, Jean Janzen, and Leslie Leyland-Fields

For Such a Time As This: A Forum on Women Writing

Inaugural Art:


Gary Baxter

Common Elements

Mark Hijleh

For Such a Time As This

John Leax

Walking the Ridge Home


Jillian Sokso

Artist's Statement

Pottery & Sculpture