Stone Soup Editors’ Notes

Notes and comments by the editors of Stone Soup

Stone Soup Magazine
January 2019

Stone Soup Editor Emma Wood talks to Jed Doherty (aka Jedlie) about the inspirational and original work produced by kids, how she thinks about children’s...

The most remarkable part of Lena's story as a demonstration of the power of dialogue is the last quarter, where four characters respond to a traumatic event....

The Young Visiters sold 300,000 copies in 1919! And that was just in Britain! The introduction to The Young Visiters was written by J. M. Barrie, author of...

Juvenilia is the name given to creative work produced by recognized authors and artists when they were children and young adults. The late eighteenth and early...

Ballet is an art in which adults partake in a fantasy world that is more often associated with children’s stories. Nobody speaks in a ballet–the classic story...

Our Editor, Emma Wood, was interviewed by Jim Harrington for his “Six Questions For…” series,  where editors and publishers discuss writing flash fiction, short...

We’ve partnered with the Academy of American Poets to celebrate National Poetry Month–check out their website if you haven’t before, but be aware you could lose...

July 1, 2017 Stone Soup is now Digital + App + printable PDF + print Annual “We all miss Papa, it’s so hard to move on without him…”An illustration from...

Nathan Grabow, a young American composer and pianist performs his original composition entitled Concertino in G Minor for Piano and Strings. He wrote the piece...

A Brief History of the Vietnam War Note: This is background history for people reading the story My Country and the Way to America written by a child who...