Art, Music, and Literature

Rachel Marie Stone

Rachel Marie Stone teaches English at The Stony Brook School in New York. Her latest book, a memoir about motherhood and anxiety, is forthcoming from IVP in April 2017. She is also an author of the More for Less Cookbook.
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Jessica Mesman Griffith

Jessica Mesman Griffith is the author of four books, including Strange Journey (2017) and Love and Salt: A Spiritual Friendship in Letters, winner of the 2014 Christopher Award for “literature that affirms the highest values of the human spirit.”  Jessica runs a blog and an online community, Sick Pilgrim, and is a regular contributor to US Catholic, America, and other magazines.  Jessica is also a founder of the Trying to Say God: Re-enchanting the Catholic Imagination, a literary festival at the University of Notre Dame. She has appeared as a guest on NPR’s Interfaith Voices, CBC’s Tapestry, and on various shows for Relevant Radio and Sirius/XM The Catholic Channel. Learn
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Keri Wyatt Kent

Writer, speaker, content creator. Author of GodSpace: Embracing the Inconvenient Adventure of Intimacy with God, and ten other books; collaborator or contributor to a dozen more. I work full-time as a freelance writer, collaborative writer, and editor. My books, retreats, and articles guide people as they connect their faith with their daily life. I’m passionate about spiritual formation, living the story that Jesus invites me to live, and helping others to tell their powerful story. Learn more at www.keriwyattkent.com orwww.apowerfulstory.com  
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Gillian Marchenko

Gillian Marchenko is the author of the memoirs Still Life, A Memoir of Living Fully with Depression, and Sun Shine Down, a book about her third child’s birth and diagnosis of Down syndrome while living in Kyiv, Ukraine. Gillian is a national speaker and advocate for individuals with mental illness and special needs. She has written for many publications including Literary Mama, Chicago Parent, Thriving Family, and Today’s Christian Woman. Gillian and her husband Sergei live with their four daughters near St. Louis, Missouri. Catch up with her on Facebook and Twitter.
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