Contributors for The Windhover 22.1

We received submissions from nearly 300 writers for the upcoming Spring issue, 22.1. We thank everyone for submitting, and we are excited to formally announce the contributors for this great forthcoming issue!

David Athey

Bill Ayres

Timothy Bartel

Alexandra Barylski

Mark Bennion

Aaron Brown

Thom Caraway

Leigh Cheak

Toby Coley

Maryann Corbett

Chris Ellery

Joshua Gage

Renny Golden

Albert Haley

Maryanne Hannan

Kathleen Hart

Carrie Heimer

Laura Hogan

David Hopes

Ann Howells

Joshua Hren

Marci Rae Johnson

Laurie Klein

Phillip Kolin

Sarah Law

Michael Lythgoe

Marjorie Maddox

Katie Manning

D. S. Martin

Julie Moore

Alex Mouw

Laurence Musgrove

Ryan Napier

Travis Norvell

Kimberly Priest

Harvey Ramseur

Matthew Roth

Luci Shaw

Christopher Snook

Judith Sornberger

Richard Spilman

Bill Stadick

Heather Surls

Sally Thomas

Steven Wingate

Keynote Presenter for the 2018 Windhover WF

We are excited to announce our keynote presenter for the 2018 Windhover Writers’ Festival (Feb. 14-16): Suzanne M. Wolfe.

Suzanne grew up in Manchester, England, and read English Literature at Oxford University. She is Writer in Residence at Seattle Pacific University, and her most recent novel, The Confessions of X, won the 2017 Fiction Award from Christianity Today. She is also the author of Unveiling: A Novel (Paraclete Press, 2004). Over twenty-five years ago, she and her husband, Greg Wolfe, co-founded Image Journal, a journal of the arts and faith. They have also co-authored many books on literature and prayer including Books That Build Character: How to Teach Your Child Moral Values Through Stories, (with William Kirkpatrick, Simon & Shuster, 1994) and Bless This House: Prayers For Children and Families, (Jossey-Bass, 2004). She has written numerous essays and blogs including “This is My Body” (Image Journal, issue #64; The Spirit of Food, ed. by Leslie Leyland Fields, Cascade Books, 2010) and “Smelling a Rat” (Good Letters,, Oct. 15, 2015). She lives in Seattle, Washington.

Featured Presenter #2 for the 2018 Windhover WF

We’re excited to announce our 2nd featured presenter for the 2018 Windhover Writers’ Festival (Feb. 14-16).

Amy Peterson is a writer and an adjunct professor at Taylor University. With a BA in English Literature from Texas A&M and an MA in Intercultural Studies from Wheaton College, Amy is currently completing an MFA through Seattle Pacific University. Amy has written for Books & Culture, The Millions, Christianity Today, The Other Journal, The Cresset, and Art House America, among other places. “Dangerous Territory: My Misguided Quest to Save the World” is her first book.

Featured Presenter #1 for 2018 Windhover WF

We’re excited to announce our first featured presenter for the 2018 Windhover Writers’ Festival (Feb. 14-16): Thom Caraway.

Thom is associate professor of English at Whitworth University, where he is the director of the editing and publishing program, and serves as editor-in-chief for Rock & Sling, a journal of witness. He is also the founder and publisher of Sage Hill Press. His work has appeared in Redivider, North Dakota Quarterly, Sugar House Review, Relief, Ruminate, and elsewhere. His books include A Visitor’s Guide to North Dakota, and No Secrets to Sell. He lives in Spokane, Washington, where he served as the city’s first poet laureate, from 2013-2015.

(photo credit: Don Barrington)