Anya Geist

Weekly Creativity #164 | Flash Contest #34: Use J.M.W. Turner’s Painting “The Banks of the Loire” as a Starting Point for a Stream of Consciousness Piece.

Use J.M.W. Turner’s painting The Banks of the Loire as a starting point for a stream of consciousness piece. You can write a stream of consciousness piece about the painting itself, about how you imagine the world in the painting to be, or you can just use the painting as a jumping-off point.  Submit via […]

Book Club Report: The Jumbies, Tracey Baptiste

An update from our twenty-eighth Book Club meeting! On June 26, the Stone Soup Book Club met for its last meeting in this session. We discussed The Jumbies, by Tracey Baptiste, a book about Caribbean folklore and a girl named Corinne who must save her home from the evil jumbies. After our usual ARTT rooms, […]

Book Club Activity: Making Our Own Anthology

At our most recent Book Club meeting on May 29, the Stone Soup Book Club read Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks, by Jason Reynolds (you can read about the meeting here). As a writing activity, we decided it would be fun to make our own Look Both Ways, an anthology by our participants about […]