A perfect-sentence review

Thank you, Jonathan, for this kind review. The Stonemason’s House releases on October 15. Pete Peterson’s sentences sound like they’ve been around forever—like they were always there, just waiting for somebody to uncover them. Jonathan Rogers Jonathan Rogers writes swampy adventures for kids and less-swampy books for grownups. He teaches …

A poet’s Stonemason review

Thank you, Jen, for this kind review. The Stonemason’s House releases on October 15. Over a decade since its original writing, The Stonemason’s House presents new wonders to discover in this brand new edition. Joining the tradition of George MacDonald’s classic fables, Peterson’s short story is lovingly crafted, simple in …

Take Your Poet to Work Day

Since 2013 Tweetspeak Poetry has hosted a delightful celebration of poets and poetry called Take Your Poet to Work Day, held each year on the third Wednesday of July. That means this week—July 17! You can head to their website for forty popsicle-stick-ready printable puppets, whom you can color and …

Fin’s Revolution podcast

Time has a way of leading a person along a crooked path. Sometimes the path is hard to hold to and people fall off along the way. They curse the road for its steep grades and muddy ruts and settle themselves in hinterlands of thorn and sorrow, never knowing or …

The Stonemason’s House

Coming this fall, The Stonemason’s House is Weem Adrift’s third title and second by author A.S. Peterson. From the publisher: i first encountered this story in an earlier revision and was captivated by its refreshing simplicity—a simplicity which develops into a beautiful complexity on each rereading. That complexity has only become …