“I washed thy face, but more defects I saw, And rubbing off a spot still made a flaw.” — Anne Bradstreet
About five times a year the Pinchpenny Press (PPP) editorial board publishes chapbook-size books written by Goshen College students, faculty members or friends of the college. Normally published in editions of 100, the books are sold primarily on campus for $3 to $8 each. The Pinchpenny editorial committee consists of two GC English department faculty and five students including the Horswell Fellow.
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Stories of a Morning Glory by Sara Klassen
Pearl of Wisdom by Liz Reese
That One Time, When My Life Fell Apart by Annabeth Tucker
- To order a PPP book, contact the English department at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Full listing of PPP titles
- How to publish a PPP book
Faculty advisers are Skip Barnett (carleb) and Patrick Mello (pmello)
Pinchpenny Press books are:
- of high literary quality.
- low priced, so all can afford to enjoy them.
- printed and bound with at-hand resources.
- attractive in their visual design and illustration.
- published using volunteer student labor.
- written and sold with the author’s involvement in all stages of
the publishing process.
The most widely sold Pinchpenny Press books include:
- Lon Sherer, Practicing: A Liturgy of Learning.
- Cynthia Hockman, Returning Home.
- Don Marquis, The Search for Buddy Bolden, First Man of Jazz.
- J. Lawrence Burkholder, Sum and Substance.
- Vic Stoltzfus, Church-Affiliated Higher Education.
- Kyle Schlabach, The Cow in Science Hall and Other Goshen College