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Juvenilia: an introduction via Jane Austen, the Brontës and others

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 nineteenth century was a fruitful time for juvenilia, especially that of writers. Jane Austen, the Brontë family, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, amongst others, among others, wrote extensively when they […]

Stone Soup Writer Interview: Isabel Folger, 12

Stone Soup author Isabel Folger, 12, talks about how she lets a story gestate in her mind for a couple of weeks before she starts writing. Isabel had four stories published in Stone Soup: “A Fortunate Soul” (January/February 2013), “A Special Present” (November/December 2013), “Hope” (January/February 2014), and “Believing” (July/August 2014). She also wrote a review of the book Counting by Sevens (November/December 2014).