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Mosaic Stories

May 2, 2016

New Book "Two Civil Wars" by Alumna Katherine Jeffrey

by Joana Pinto

Alumna Katherine Jeffrey (MCS'80) just published the book Two Civil Wars: The Curious Shared Journal of a Baton Rouge Schoolgirl and a Union Sailor on the USS Essex, which is both an edition of an unusual Civil War–era double journal and a narrative about the two writers who composed its contents. The initial journal ent... Read more

November 30, 2015

New children's novel "Kah-Lan the Adventurous Sea Otter" by alumna Karen Autio

by Joana Pinto

Regent alumna Karen Autio (DipCS'86) is delighted to announce the publication by Sono Nis Press of her book, Kah-Lan the Adventurous Sea Otter, illustrated by Sheena Lott. The first version of this chapter book was written 30 years ago in the Books, Children, and God course at Regent and was launched in September at the ... Read more

November 26, 2015

New children’s novel, “Home At Last,” by alumna Brenda Noble

by Joana Pinto

Regent alumna Brenda Noble (DipCS'85) published this new children's novel Home at Last that shows church planting from the perspective of a 10-year-old Central Thai boy, with fabulous illustrations by Khun Donut of Kanok Bannasarn. It presents: the life of missionary families in a rural setting, including home schooli... Read more

February 20, 2015

Between Green and Gone

by Miriam Jones

Blanketed, and cozied by a hibernating, lame dog and an endless succession of hot-sipped beverages, I read my way through the short-day, long-stay of an England winter. I chose a collection of 'thoughtful' books—looking for thoughts, I suppose, which might warm what I felt was becoming an increasingly short and cold soul... Read more

May 12, 2014

Art, Theology, New Writings and Family

by Christen Yates

This past summer, I left a brave husband with four wild kids to set out on a road trip with two girlfriends, also artists, to Wheaton, Illinois for the bi-annual CIVA Conference on Justice and Art. I was deeply moved by the keynote speaker, Catholic Latina theologian Cecilia Gonzalez-Andrieu, whose new book Bridge to Won... Read more