Mennonite Writing in the U.S.

June 2010

Ervin Beck, Professor Emeritus of English, Goshen College, Goshen, IN 46526

The bibliography consists of three major sections: “Individual Writers,” “Discussions of Mennonite Literature,” and “Periodicals that include creative writing and literary criticism by and about Mennonites.”

The bibliography does not include self-published books, book reviews, or individual poems or stories published in periodicals or miscellaneous collections

This bibliography was originally prepared for the conference “Mennonite/s Writing in the U.S.” sponsored by the English Department of Goshen College, Oct. 23-26, 1997, at Goshen College. Additions and corrections are welcomed. Linda Kimpel and Linda Rouch, Goshen College, have provided technical assistance in maintaining this bibliography.

To suggest corrections or additions to this bibliography, email: ervinb@goshen.edu

A. Individual Writers

Books and articles (not including book reviews) written by and about Mennonite-related writers since 1960.

Helen Alderfer

The Mill Grinds Fine: Collected Poems. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2008.

Katherine Arnold

All Things Are Labor. U. of Massachusetts: 2007.

Anna Ruth Ediger Baehr

Moonflowers at Dusk. Northport, NY: Birnham Wood Graphics, 1996.

Hostetler, Ann. “Coming into Voice: Three Mennonite Women Poets and the Beginning of Mennonite Poetry in the United States.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003): 521-46.

Philip N. Bier

The Quest for Shar-I-Sabs. Pittsburgh: Dorrance Pub, 1993.

Stephen Raleigh Byler

Searching for Intruders: A Novel in Stories. New York: William Morrow, 2002.

Yoder, Carroll. “Searching for Intruders: The Story Behind the Novel.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003): 663-70.

Juanita Brunk

Brief Landing on the Earth’s Surface. Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 1996.

Clemens, Judy

Till the Cows Come Home. Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, 2004.

Three Can Keep a Secret. Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, 2005.

To Thine Own Self Be True. Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, 2006.

The Day Will Come. Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, 2007.

Lost Sons. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, [c. 2008].

J. L. Conrad

A Cartography of Birds. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2002.

Todd Davis

Ripe: Poems by Todd Davis. Huron, OH: Bottom Dog Press, 2002.

Some Heaven. Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2007.

Davis, Todd F. and Kenneth Womack, eds. “Literature and Ethical Criticism,” special issue of Style 32.2 (summer 1998). Mapping the Ethical Turn: A Reader in Ethics, Culture, and Literary Theory. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001.

Denise, Cheryl

I Saw God Dancing. Telford, PA: Dream Seeker Books, 2005.

Omar Eby

Sense and Incense. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1965.

Covenant of Despair. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1969.

The Sons of Adam: Stories of Somalia. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1970.

How Full the River. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1972.

Cearfoss: Four Stories. Charlottesville: U. of Virginia, 1982.

A Long Dry Season. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1988.

Fifty Years, Fifty Stories: The Mennonite Mission in Somalia, 1953-2003. Telford, PA: Dream Seeker Books, 2003.

Yoder, Carroll D. “A Long Dry Safari.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 589-598.

Gordon Friesen

Flamethrowers. Idaho: Caxton Press, 1936.

with Agnes Cunningham, Red Dust and Broadsides, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Born, Brad S. “Writing Out from the Mennonite Family Farm: Gordon Friesen’s Homegrown Grapes of Wrath” MQR 82.1 (Jan. 2008), 108-26.

Teichrow, Allan.“Gordon Friesen: Writer, Radical and Ex-Mennonite.” Mennonite Life 38 (June 1983): 4-17.

Lauren Friesen

King David. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1984.

Prairie Songs. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1987.

Trans. and ed., Hermann Sudermann. The Storm Komrade Sokrates. Langham, MD: University Press of America, 2002.

Steven “Reece” Friesen

Pax Avalon: Conflict Revolution (graphic novel.) Scottdale, PA: Herald Press.

Debra Gingerich

Where We Start: Poetry. Telford, PA: Dream Seeker Books, 2007.

Merle Good

Happy as the Grass Was Green. Scottdale, PA: Mennonite Publishing House, 1975.

Today Pop Goes Home. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1993.

Going Places. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1994.

Pinsker, Sanford. “The Mennonite as Ethnic Writer: A Conversation with Merle Good.” Journal of Ethnic Studies 3:2 (Summer 1975): 57-64.

Jeff Gundy

Back Home in Babylon. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, c. 1974.

Johnny America Takes on Mother Nature. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, c. 1975.

Surrendering to the Real Thing: The Archetypal Experience of C. Wordsworth Crockett. Pikestaff, c. 1986.

Inquiries. Huron, OH: Bottom Dog Press, 1992.

A Community of Memory: My Days With George and Clara. Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1995.

Flatlands. Cleveland: Cleveland State U. Poetry Center, 1995.

RapsodyWith Dark Matter. Huron, OH: Bottom Dog Press, 2000.

Scattering Point: The World in a Mennonite Eye. Albany: SUNY Press, 2003.

Greatest Hits 1986-2003. No. 195. Columbus, OH: Pudding House Publications, c. 2003.

Walker in the Fog: On Mennonite Writing. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2004.

Deerflies. Cincinnati: Word Tech, 2004.

Spoken Among the Trees. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press, 2007.

Born, Brad. “Interview with Jeff Gundy.” Mennonite Life [online] 56.3 (Sept. 2001).

Davis, Todd. “Postmodern Rhapsody: Faithful Negotiations in the Poetry of Jeff Gundy.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 507-20.

Froese, Edna. “Voices of Faith in The Blue Mountains of China and A Community of Memory.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 607-614.

Gundy, Jeff. “Black Coats, Pig-Headed Fathers, and Growing Souls: Some Reflections on the Figure of Harold Bender.” Mennonite Life 54:4 (Dec. 1999).

__________. “Cathedrals, Churches, Caves: Notes on Architecture, History and Worship.” Georgia Review 54.4 (Winter 2000): 673-99.

__________.”A Few Mutterings on Anthologies and Related Maters.” Mennonite Life, June 2004 [on-line].

__________. “Heresy and the Individual Talent” Mennonite Life [on-line] 57.4 (Dec. 2002).

__________. “I and Me Above and in All Things: Versions of the Self in Modern Poetry.” (Diss., Indiana University, 1983).

__________.”If the Earth Is the Lord’s, Do We Have to Hate the World? Musings on Mennonite People, Places, and Complexes.” In The Measure of My Days, ed. Reuben Z. and Joseph S. Miller. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2004. Pp. 69-84.

__________. “(In)visible Cities, (F)acts of Power, (Hmm)ility, Fathers and Mothers: Anabaptism, Postmodernity and Mennonite Writing.” In Anabaptists and Postmodernity. Ed. Susan Bresicker-Mast and Gerald Bresicker-Mast. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, [c. 2000].

­­­__________. “Literature, Nonviolence and Nonviolent Teaching.” In Teaching Peace: Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts. Ed. J. Denny Weaver and Gerald Bresicker-Mast. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, [c. 2003].

__________. “The Marriage of the Martyrs Mirror and the Open Road, or Why I Love Poetry Despite the Suspicion That It Won’t Save Anybody.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 59-71.

__________.”New Maps of the Territories: On Mennonite Writing. Georgia Review 57:4 (Winter 2003): 870-88.

­__________. “On Jesus and Teaching.” Higher Learning and the Wisdom of the Cross: Mennonite University Faculty Conference. Goshen, IN: Mennonite Education Agency, 2006.

__________. “Peaceable Poet.” Christian Century, April 6, 2004, 26-30.

__________. “Real Presence?” Mennonot 10 (Fall 1997), 12-13.

__________. “Scatter Plots: Depression, Silence, and Mennonite Margins. “ Conrad Grebel Review 18:1 (Winter 2000): 5-27.

__________. “Some Laughter, Some Work to Do: A Conversation about Poetry with Jeff Gundy. “Trading Places: Images of Work and Home. Ed. Robert Gundy. Decatur, IL: Richland Community College, 1998. 27-33.

­­­__________. ” ‘Truth did not come into the World Naked’: Some Images, Some Stories, and an Immodest Proposal.” In The Work of Jesus Christ in an Anabaptist Perspective: Essays in Honor of J. Denny Weaver. Ed. Alain Epp Weaver and Gerald J. Mast. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, [c. 2008].

__________.”‘What Is It I know?’: Notes Toward an Embodied Gnosis.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 79:1 (January 2005): 69-88.

__________. “Without Heroes, Without Villains: Identity and Community in Down in My Heart.” In On William Stafford: The Worth of Things. Ed. Tom Andrews. Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan, 1993.

“Gundy, Jeff.” Contemporary Authors 154. Ed. Terrie M. Rooney. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 185-86.

Miller, Ryan. “Tinder for a Poet’s Heart.” Goshen College Bulletin, December 2003, 8-9.

Regier, Ami. “Experiments in Sociolyric Voicing: Dubious Narrators in the Recent Work of Jeff Gundy and Keith Ratzlaff “ (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008).

Walzer, Kevin. “Space and Time.” Cincinnati Poetry Review 27 (1996): 57-59.

Wright, David. “Community, Theology and Mennonite Poetics in the Work of Jeff Gundy.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 72 (Oct. 98): 625-38.

__________. “The Beloved, Ambivalent Community: Mennonite Poets and the Postmodern Church.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 547-58.

Ann Hostetler

Empty Room with Light. Telford, PA: Pandora Press, 2002.

ed., A Cappella: Voices from Mennonite Writers. Iowa City: U. of Iowa Press, 2003.

Hinz-Penner, Raylene. “The Eight-Year Road of a Poet-Scholar: An Interview with Ann Hostetler.” Mennonite Life [on-line] 57:4 (Dec. 2002).

Hostetler, Ann. “Playing the Sacred Harp: Mennonite Literature as Confession.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2009):50-58.

__________. “Some New Voices in Mennonite Poetry: A Review Essay.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 84:2 (April 2010): 267-73.

Lapp, Rachel. “A Cappella Anthology Draws on Many Voices in Mennonite Poetry.” Goshen College Bulletin, Dec. 2003, 2-7.

Jean Janzen

Words for the Silence. Fresno: Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, 1984.

in Three Mennonite Poets. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1986.

The Upside-Down Tree. Winnipeg: Henderson Books, 1992.

Snake in the Parsonage. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1995.

Tasting the Dust. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2000.

Elements of Faithful Writing. Kitchener, ON: Pandora Press, 2004.

Piano in the Vineyard. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2004.

Paper House. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2008.

Davis, Todd. “’This Reckless Journey’: Immanence and Transcendence in the Poetry of Jean Janzen” (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008).

Gaff, Clarissa. “Poet of Dust and Light: Jean Janzen’s Life and Art.” Christian Living 49.1 (Jan.-Feb. 2002): 6-9.

Hostetler, Ann. “Coming into Voice: Three Mennonite Women Poets and the Beginning of Mennonite Poetry in the United States.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 521-46.

Hostetler, Sheri. “Poet Jean Janzen: Honing in on the Real World.”Mennonot 7 (Spring 1996): 5-9.

Janzen, Jean. “The Hymn Text Writer Facing the Twenty-First Century.” In Music in Worship: A Mennonite Perspective. Ed. Bernie Neufeld. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, [c. 1998].

__________. “’Ich Bin So Froh’ (I am so Joyful)” Pacific Journal 4 (2009): 20-24.

­__________. “Interview and Poetry.” Mennonite Life 55:4 (Dec. 2000). http://www.bethelks.edu/mennonitelife/

__________. “The Roots of Poetry.” Christian Living (June 1995): 18-19.

__________. “Words from the Mountain, the Fire and the Stone.” Mennonite Quarterly Review [on-line] 58:4 (Dec. 2003).

__________.,John Ruth, Rudy Wiebe. “Literature, Place, Language and Faith: A Conversation” Conrad Grebel Revie (forthcoming).

­­­Kasdorf, Julia. “A Thank You to Jean Janzen.” Festival Quarterly, Spring 1995, 15.

__________. “Tribute to Jean Janzen.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 100-02.

Roberts, Laura Schmidt. “The Poetry of Jean Janzen: A Theological Approach.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 667-76.

Rhoda Janzen

Babel’s Stair. Cincinnati: Word Press, 2006.

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress. NY: Henry Holt, 2009.

Julia Kasdorf

Moss Lotus. Goshen, IN.: Pinchpenny Press, 1983.

Sleeping Preacher. Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 1992.

Eve’s Striptease. Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 1998.

The Body and the Book: Writing from a Mennonite Life. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2001.

Fixing Tradition: Joseph W. Yoder, Amish American. Telford, PA: Pandora Press, 2002.

and Michael Tyrell, eds. Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn. New York: NYU Press, 2007.

and Joshua R. Brown, eds. Rosanna of the Amish: The Restored Text. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2008.

Birky, Beth Martin. “‘Sloughing off Ribs’: Revealing The Second Sex in Julia Kasdorf’s Poetry.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 589-612.

Cruz, Daniel Shank. How Julia Kasdorf Changed My Life: Reflections on Mennonite Identity. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press [c. 2001].

Fisher, John. “Eve’s Striptease: What’s in a Name?” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 579-88.

__________.”Speed the Plow: Julia Kasdorf’s Sleeping Preacher.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 649-66.

Friebert, Stuart. [Review article on Kasdorf and Yusef Komunyaka] Field 48 (Spring 1993): 64-71.

Gaff, Clarissa. “Julia Kasdorf’s Bertha, Body, and Book.” Christian Living 49.3 (April-May 2002): 11-13.

Hostetler, Sheri. “Poet Julia Kasdorf:Straddling Two Worlds with Stories.” Mennonot 4 (Spring 1995): 6-10.

Jackson, Felda Brown. Temples of the Holy Ghost.” Shenandoah 46.4 (Winter 1996): 118-29

Kasdorf, Julia. “Bahktin, Boundaries and Bodies.” MQR 71 (April 1997): 169-88.

__________. “Beyond Our Blind Selves.” Mennonot 10 (Fall 1997): 15.

__________. “Bringing Home the Work: Thoughts on Publishing a First Book.” Festival Quarterly (Spring 1992): 7-10.

__________. “An Essential Stranger: Nick Lindsay at Goshen College, 1969-2000” (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008.)

__________.”Dreams of the Written Character.” In The Measure of My Days, ed. Reuben Z. and Joseph S. Miller. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2004. Pp. 29-37.

__________. “Fixing Tradition: The Cultural Work of Joseph W. Yoder and His Relationship with the Amish Community of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.” Dissertation, New York, U., 1997.

__________.”Genius and the Verbal Dance: A Conversation about Language, Writing, and Community with John Ruth.” In The Measure of My Days, ed. Reuben Z. and Joseph L. Miller. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2004. 273-89.

__________. “An Insider’s Pearl Diver.Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing (Sept. 2009) online.

__________.”Portrait of the Poet as a Public School Kid.” In After the Bell: Contemporary American Prose about School. Ed. Maggie Anderson and David Hassler. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press (forthcoming).

__________. “Readers Write.” Mennonot 5, Summer 1995, 3.

__________. “‘We Weren’t Always Plain’: Poetry by Women of Mennonite Backgrounds.” In Strangers at Home: Amish and Mennonite Women in History. Ed. Kimberly D. Schmidt, et al. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2002.

__________. “When the Stranger Is an Angel. “Conrad Grebel Review 11 (Spring 1994): 198-201.

__________. “‘Work and Hope’: Tradition and Translation of an Anabaptist Adam.” Mennonite Qarterly Review 69 (April 1995): 178-204.

__________. “Working Away and Homemaking: The Artist in the Service of the Species.” Image 41 (2003): 80-88.

“Kasdorf, Julia.” Contemporary Authors 139. Ed. Donna Olendorf. Detroit: Gale, 1993. 209-10.

Kindl, Christine. “In This World, not of It, Poet Bridges Traditional, Contemporary Lifestyles.” Greensburg [Pa.] Tribune-Review (Focus Section), 9 Feb. 1992, 4.

Meyer-Lee, Robert J. “A Defense of Ornament: The Supplement of Literary Language and Julia Spicher Kasdorf’s ‘Catholics’ and ‘Mennonites.’” (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008.)

Miller, Susan Fisher. “Memory Lost and Found: Inspired Forgetfulness in Julia Kasdorf’s The Body and the Book.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 613-18.

Wagner, Shari. “Kasdorf’s Striptease.” Christian Living (July-Aug. 1998): 21-22.

Janet Kauffman

The Weather Book. Lubbock: Texas Tech Press, 1981.

Places in the World a Woman Could Walk. New York: Penguin, 1985.

Collaborators. New York: Penguin, 1987.

Obscene Gestures for Women. New York: Knopf, 1989.

The Body in Four Parts. St. Paul: Graywolf Press, 1993.

Characters on the Loose. St. Paul: Graywolf Press, 1997.

Rot. Kalamazoo: New Issues Press, 2000.

Coniglio, Corine. “Transforming Identity and Performing Ecofeminist Ethics in Novels by Marge Piercy, Joanna Russ, and Janet Kauffman.” (Diss. 1999).

Davis, Todd. “Laboring through The Weather Book: The Value of Work in the Poetry of Janet Kauffman.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 639-48.

D’Erasmo, Stacey. “Daughter Knows Best.” The Village Voice 29 April 1986, 50-51.

Dwyer, June. “Janet Kauffman’s ‘Patriotic’: Woman’s Work.” Studies in Short Fiction 28 (Winter 1991): 55-62.

Gaff, Clarissa. “Writer Janet Kauffman Comes Home.” Mennonot 11, Fall 1998, 11-12.

Harris, Mark. C. “Janet Kauffman.” Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook: 1986. Ed. J. M. Brook. Detroit: Gale, 1987. 306-11.

Hinnefeld, Joyce. “For the Collaborators (Thoughts on Narrative, on the Works of Janet Kauffman, on I and She, on Autobiography, on Suicide or Not).” Denver Quarterly 31:2 (Fall 1996): 70-78.

Hollywood, Amy. “On the Materiality of Air: Janet Kauffman’s Bodyfictions.” New Literary History 27 (Summer 1996): 503-25.

Jackson, Fleda Brow. “Temples of the Holy Ghost.” Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review 46:4 (Winter 1996): 118-29.

Johnson, Greg. “Some Recent Herstories.” The Georgia Review 44 (Spring-Summer 1990): 278-89.

Kauffman, Janet. “The Fantasy of the Clip Art Farm.” Dissent 49:3 (Summer 2002): 20-22.

“Kauffman, Janet.” Contemporary Authors 43 (new rev.). Ed. Susan M. Trosky. Gale: Detroit, 1994. 237-38.

__________. Contemporary Literary Criticism 42. Ed. Daniel G. Marowski et al. Detroit: Gale, 1987. 250-53.

Kitchen, Judith. “A Want Ad.” The Georgia Review 44 (Spring-Summer): 256-72.

Lapp, Jessica W. “Embodied Voices, Imprisoned Bodies: Women and Words in Janet Kauffman’s Collaborators.” Mennonite Quarterly Review, 72 (Oct. 98): 615-24.

Lisella, Julia. “Young Americans: Janet Kauffman Faces the Nation. “The Village Voice 9 Jan. 1990, 57-58.

Warren Kliewer

Red Rose and Gray Cowl. Washington: Omega Books, 1960.

Moralities and Miracles. Francestown, NH: Golden Quill Press, 1962.

The Violators. Francestown, NH: M. Jones, 1964.

Liturgies, Games, Farewells. Francestown, NH: Golden Quill Press, 1974.

Friesen, Lauren. “Tribute to Warren Kliewer.” MQR 72 (Oct. 1998): 691-92.

Hinz-Penner, Raylene. “For Warren Kliewer.” Mennonite Life 53:4 (Dec. 1998): 7.

Kliewer, Warren. “Saved.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 16 (1998): 214-20.

__________. “American Theatrical Taste as Class Warfare.” South Dakota Review 22.1 (Spring 1984): 6-15.

__________. “The Bruised Body.” Cressett [Valparaiso U.] 32.10 (1969): 8-12.

__________. “Counter-Trends and Cross Purposes: A Survey of Statements of Purpose of Religious Drama Organizations.” Religious Theatre 5 (1967): 87-102.

__________. “The Daughters of Lot: Legend and Fabliaw.” Indian Review 25.1 (1968): 13-27.

__________. “Directors and Direction” in The Cambridge History of American Theatre, II, ed. Christopher Bigsby. Cambridge: Cambridge U. Press, 1998. 514-35.

Suderman, Elmer F. “Warren Kliewer: Writer and Mennonite.” Mennonite Life 53:4 (Dec. 1998): 8.

“Warren Kliewer in Mennonite Life: A Biography.” Mennonite Life 53:4 (Dec. 1998): 18.

Wiebe, Dallas. “An Elegy for Warren Kliewer.” Mennonite Life 53:4 (Dec. 1998): 9.

David Kline

Friendly Persuasion. Vienna, VA: National Wildlife Federation, 1982.

Great Possessions: An Amish Farmer’s Journal. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990.

Scratching the Woodchuck: Nature on an Amish Farm. Athens: U. of Georgia Press, 1997.

Kline, David “Amish Farming: The Gentle Way of Life.” Saturday Evening Post, 1983.

Galindo, Rene “Person, Place and Narrative in an Amish Farmer’s Appropriation of Nature Writing.” Written Communication. 12:2 (April 1995) 147+.

Kline, David. “God’s Spirit and a Theology for Living.” In Creation and the Environment: An Anabaptist Perspective on a Sustainable World. Ed Calvin Redekopp. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, (2000). PP 61-69.

Yoder, Michael J. “The Very Best of Lives.” Christian Living 49.2 (March 2002). 6-8.

Joanne, Lehman

Morning Song. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2005.

Nick Lindsay

Prince of Glory, Prince of Darkness. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1969.

Sweat, Bread and Money. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1972.

MaDonna of the Brickbats.Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1973.

Tree with the Broken Rim. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1975.

An Oral History of Edisto Island: Sam Gadsden Tells the Story. Goshen, IN.: Pinchpenny Press, 1975.

An Oral History of Edisto Island: The Life and Times of Bubberson Brown. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny press, 1977.

The Cowtail Whip. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1995.

Magnificent Storm. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 2000.

And I’m Glad: An Oral History of Edisto Island. Charleston, SC: Tempus, 2000.

Gundy, Jeff. “Tribute to Nicholas C. Lindsay, Sr.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 91-92.

Kasdorf, Julia Spicher. “An Essential Stranger: Nick Lindsay at Goshen College, 1969-2000,” Mennonite Quarterly Review (January 2008).

Evie Yoder Miller

Eyes at the Window. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2003.

Beyeler, Jodi H. “Writing What Might Have Been: The Amish, a Murder and Faithfulness.” Goshen College Bulletin Dec. 2003, 10-11

Keith Miller

The Book of Flying. Riverhead Books, 2004.

Levi Miller

Ben’s Wayne. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1989.

The Book of Flying. Riverhead Books, 2004.

Jesse Nathan

Dinner, or a Deranged Event. Oakland, CA: Milk Machine Press, 2009. With CD of music by Chris Janzen.

Leonard Neufeld

Raspberrying. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1991.

Yarrow. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1993.

Car Failure North of Nimes. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1993.

The Coat is Thin. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2008.

Neufeld, Leonard. “Notes on the Author: Where Are We? Who Are We?” Mennonite Life (June 2004). On-line.

Keith Ratzlaff

Out Here.Pittsford, NY: State Street Press, 1984.

With Ardyth Bradley and Brenda Hillman. Three Winter Poems. Omaha: Penumbra Press, 1986.

New Winter Light. Troy, ME: Nightshade Press, 1994.

Man Under a Pear Tree. Tallahassee: Anhinga Press, 1997.

Across the Known World. Farragnt IA: Loess Hills Press, 1997.

Gundy, Jeff. “Separation and Transformation: Tradition Audience for Three Mennonite Poets.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 4 (1986): 53-69.

Regier, Ami. “Experiments in Sociolyric Voicing: Dubious Narrators in the Recent Work of Jeff Gundy and Keith Ratzlaff” (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008.)

“A Multimedia Colloquy with Keith Ratzlaff.” Mennonite Life 55:1 (March 2000). http://www.bethelks.edu/mennonitelife/

Naomi Reimer

The Token. Custer, WA: Birch Bay Books, 1997.

Ingrid Rimland

The Wanderers: The Saga of Three Women Who Survived. St. Louis: Concordia, 1977.

The Furies and the Flame: A True Story. Novato, CA: Arena Press, 1984.

The Demon Doctor. Stockston, CA: Crystal Books, 1988.

Lebensraum: A Novel. Toronto: Samisdat, 1998.

Enns, Mary M. “Ingrid Rimland Turns to Face the Forces that Shaped Her Life.” Mennonite Mirror 8 (Jan. 1979): 6-7.

Juhnke, James C. “Ingrid Rimland, the Mennonites and The Demon Doctor.The Mennonite 60:1 (March 2005). On-line

Rimland, Ingrid. “The Wanderers Revisited” in Mennonite Images: Historical, Cultural, and Literary Essays Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Ed. Harry Loewen. Winnipeg: Hyperion, 1980: 267-73.

Urry, James. “Fate, Hate and Denial: Ingrid Rimland’s Lebensraum.MQR 73:1 (Jan. 1999): 107-27.

Jane Rohrer

Life after Death. Riverdale-on-Hudson, NY: Sheep Meadow Press, 2002.

Hostetler, Ann. “Coming into Voice: Three Mennonite Women Poets and the Beginning of Mennonite Poetry in the United States.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 521-46.

Betsy Sholl

Changing Faces. 1974.

Appalachian Winter. 1978.

Rooms Overhead. 1986.

The Red Line. Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 1992.

Don’t Explain. Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 1997.

Walker, David. “The World Notched and Mutable.” Field 58 (Spring 1998): 65-73.

Sara Stambaugh

I Hear the Reaper’s Song. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1984.

Sign of the Fox. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1991.

Yon Far Country: A Social and Personal Memoir of Lancaster County. Kitchener, ON: Pandora, 2009.

Esther Yoder Stenson

Miracle Temple. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2009.

Elmer Suderman

What Can We Do Here. St. Peter, MN: Daguerrotype Publishers, 1974.

We Must Try Words. St. Peter, MN: Daguerrotype Publishers, 1980.

My Home Town: The Empty Places We Lived in the Middle.

Shari Wagner

Evening Chore. Telford, PA: Dream Seeker Books, 2005.

With Gerald L. Miller. A Hundred Camels. Telford, PA: Dream Seeker Books, 2009.

G.C. Waldrep

Goldbeater’s Skin. Fort Collins, CO: Center for Literary Publishing, 2003.

Disclamor. Rochester, NY: BOA Editions, 2007.

Dallas Wiebe

Skyblue the Badass. New York: Doubleday, 1969.

The Transparent Eyeball and Other Stories. Providence: Burning Deck, 1982.

Going to the Mountains. Providence: Burning Deck, 1988.

The Kansas Poems. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Poetry Review Press, 1990.

Skyblue’s Essays: Fictions. Providence: Burning Deck, 1995.

Our Asian Journey. Waterloo, ON: MLR Editions, 1997.

On the Cross: Devotional Poems. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2005.

The Nofziger Letters. Cincinnati: The author, 2005.

The Nofziger Letters II. Cincinnati: The author, 2006.

Hinz-Penner, Raylene. “Dallas Wiebe: Interview.” Mennonite Life (Dec. 1993): 4-5.

Tiessen, Paul. “Constructing Narrative: An Introduction to Dallas Wiebe and Our Asian Journey.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 599-606.

__________. “Postmodern Practice and Parody: Dallas Wiebe’s Our Asian Journey.” Anabaptists and Postmodernity. Ed. Susan and Gerald Biesecker-Mast. Telford, PA: Pandora Press, 2000. 106-19.

__________. “Tribute to Dallas Wiebe.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 96-99.

Paul Wiebe

Benedict XVI. Upland, CA: Komos Books [c. 2002].

­­­ Dead White Male. Upland, CA: Komos Books 2003.

Christian Bride, Muslim Mosque. Komos Books. 2008.

David Wright

Lines from the Province. 2000. greatunpublished.com

A Liturgy for Stones. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2003.

with Jim Clemens A Field of Voice: Hymns for Worship. Dayton, VA: Table Round, Press. 2007.

Wright, David. “Poetry as Argued Seduction.” Mennonite Life 56.4 (Dec. 2001). On-line.

Yorifumi Yaguchi

Resurrection. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press.

Jesus. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1989.

The Poetry of Yorifumi Yaguchi: A Japanese Voice in English. Ed. Wilbur Birky. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2006.

Mizusaki, Noriko and Mayumi Sako. Poems of War and Peace: Voices from Contemporary Japanese Poets. Osaka: Chikurinkan, 2007. 107-24.

The Wing-Beaten Air: My Life and My Writing. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2008.

Birky, Wilbur. “Staring Down the Muzzle from Yamoto to Baghdad: Memory and Urgency in the Poetry of Yorifumi Yaguchi.” Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing (March 2009) online.

James D. Yoder

Barbara: Sarah’s Legacy. N. Newton, KS: Faith and Life Press, 1993.

Black Spider over Tiegenhof. Thorndike Press, 2000.

Sarah of the Border Wars. N. Newton, KS: Faith and Life Press, 1993.

The Yoder Outsiders. N. Newton, KS: Faith and Life Press, 1988.

Joseph W. Yoder

Rosanna’s Boys. 1948; rpt. Harrisonburg, VA: Choice Productions, 1987.

Rosanna of the Amish. 1940; rpt. New York: Family Library, 1973.

Rosanna of the Amish: The Restored Text. Ed. Joshua R. Brown & Julia Spicher Kasdorf. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2008.

Kasdorf, Julia. “Fixing Tradition: The Cultural Work of Joseph W. Yoder and His Relationship with the Amish Community of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.” Diss., New York U., 1997.

Kauffman, S. Duane. “Rosanna of the Amish: Fact or Fiction.” Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage. 31.3 (July 2008): 2-11.

B. Discussions of Mennonite Literature

Especially of Mennonite literature in the U.S., but also including general discussions of Mennonite literature, early Dutch Mennonite literature and Mennonite oral narratives.

Baerg, Gerhard. “Mennonites in Fiction: Gnadenau” Mennonite Life 2 (Oct. 1947): 22-23, 83.

Beck, Ervin. “Ethnic Slurs and Political Correctness.” Mennonot 10 (Fall 1997), 20-21. Response by Sheri Hostetler.

__________. MennoFolk: Mennonite and Amish Folk Traditions. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2004.

__________. MennoFolk 2: A Sampler of Mennonite and Amish Folklore, Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2005.

__________. “Poet and Reporter Carl Haarer: Transcribing Reality.” Mennonot 11 (Fall 1998): 6-8.

__________. “A Reader’s Guide to Mennonite Literature.” Gospel Herald 14 Oct. 1997, 4-8; The Mennonite 14 Oct. 1997, 10-11.

__________. “The Signifying Menno: Archetypes for Authors and Critics.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 72 (Oct. 98): 529-48.

__________ and John D. Roth, eds. “Mennonite/s Writing in the U.S.,” Mennonite Quarterly Review 72 (Oct. 1998). Papers from the conference of the same name held Oct. 1997 at Goshen College. Also issued as a book, The Migrant Muse. (See below under John D. Roth.)

Bender, Elizabeth Horsch. “The Anabaptist Novelettes of Adolf Stein and Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl.” MQR 18 (July 1944): 174-85.

__________. “Ernst von Wildenbruch’s Drama, ‘Der Mennonit.’“ MQR 18 (Jan. 1944): 22-35.

__________. “Jung-Stilling and the Mennonites.” MQR 20 (Apr. 1944): 91-97.

__________. “The Novels of Hans Harder and Peter Epp.” MQR 21 (Apr. 1947): 103-13.

__________. “The Portrayal of the Swiss Anabaptists in Gottfried Keller’s ‘Ursula.’“ MQR 17 (July 1943): 136-50.

__________. “Three Amish Novels.” MQR 19 (Oct. 1945): 273-84. [Sabina, Straw in the Wind, Rosanna]

Bender, Mary E. “The Sixteenth-Century Anabaptists as a Theme in Twentieth-Century German Literature.” Diss., Indiana U., 1959.

__________. “The Sixteenth-Century Anabaptists in Literature.”The Recovery of the Anabaptist Vision. Ed. Guy F. Hershberger. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1957. 275-90.

__________. “Zwingli and the Anabaptists in Caesar von Aux’s Drama Brueder in Christo.” MQR 34 (Apr. 1960): 116-27, 136.

Biescker-Mast, Gerald. “Separation and the Sword in Anabaptist Persuasion: Radical Confessional Rhetoric from Schleitheim to Dordreht. C. Henry Smith series, No. 6. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2006.

Biesecker-Mast, Susan and Gerald, eds. Anabaptists and Postmodernity. Telford, PA: Pandora Press, 2000.

Birky, Beth Martin. “When Flesh Becomes Word: Creating Space for the Female Body in Mennonite Women’s Poetry.” Mennonite Quarterly Review, 72 (Oct. 98): 677-88.

Birky, Wilbur. “Tribute to Yorifumi Yaguchi.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 686-88.

__________. “Yorifumi Yaguchi: International Poet and Prophet of Peace.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 559-78.

Born, Brad S. “Writing Out from the Mennonite Family Farm: Gordon Friesen’s Homegrown Grapes of Wrath.” (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008).

DeAgostino, Martin. “Editors Present Forum to Mennos.” [on Mennonot]. South Bend [IN] Tribune 17 Jan, 1996, A2.

Doerksen, Victor. “The Anabaptist Martyr Ballad.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 51 (January 1977): 5-21.

__________. “Ín Search of a Mennonite Imagination.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 2 (1984): 110-11.

Driedger, Kevin. “The Real Amish.” Review of 8 films depicting Amish. Mennonot 12 (Summer 1999): 10-13.

Dyck, E. F. “The Rhetoric of the Plain Style in Mennonite Writing.” The New Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing in Canada issue]. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen. 10 (Spring-Summer 1990): 36-52.

“Elizabeth Coblentz, 66, is Dead. Homespun Amish Columnist.” New York Times, Sept. 22, 2002, p.39.

Enninger, Werner. “The Social Construction of Past, Present and Future in the Written and Oral Texts of the Old Order Amish: An Ethno-Semiotic Approach to Social Belief.” Literary Anthropology: A New Interdisciplinary Approach to People, Signs and Literature. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1988. 195-256.

Fishman, Andrea R. “Because This is Who We Are: Writing in the Amish Community.” Writing in the Community. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1991. 14-37.

Fisher, John J. “Making Something Happen: Toward Transformative Mennonite Peace Poetry” (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008).

Friesen, Duane K. Artists, Citizens, Philosophers: Seeking the Peace of the City: An Anabaptist Theology of Culture. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2000.

Friesen, Lauren. “Dramatic Arts and Mennonite Culture.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS) 21:3 (Fall 1996): 107-24.

__________. “Mennonite Culture and the Dramatic Arts.” Indiana Theatre Journal (Spring 1991).

__________. “A Pox on all Wars: Friedrich Durrenmatt’s Grotesque Comedy Die Wiedertauffer.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 24 (2001): 11-22.

__________.The Storm Komrade Sokrates by Hermann Sudermann. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2003.

__________. “Theatre and Religion.” Conrad Grebel Review 6 (Winter 1989): 11-24.

__________. “Vondel, Sudermann and Kliewer: Stretching the Invisible Canon of Mennonite Dramatic Writing.” MQR 74 (July 2000): 403-21.

Gaff, Clarissa. “The Ted and Lee Schtick.” Christian Living 48.5 (July-Aug 2001): 19-21.

Galindo, Rene. “Person, Place and Narrative in an Amish Farmer’s Appropriation of Nature Writing.” Written Communication 12:2 (April 1995) 147-?.

Gundy, Jeff. “American Mennonite Poetry and Poets: Beyond Johnson’s Dog.” MQR 1 (Jan. 1997): 5-41.

__________. “Humility in Mennonite Literature.” MQR 63 (Jan. 1989): 5-29. With a reply by Shirley Showalter.

__________. “In Praise of Lurkers (Who Come Out to Speak).” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 503-10.

__________. “(In)visible Cities, (F)acts of Power, (Hum)ility, Fathers and (M)others: Anabaptism, Postmodernity, and Mennonite Writing.” Anabaptists and Postmodernity. Ed. Susan and Gerald Biesecker-Mast. Telford, PA: Pandora Press, 2000. 175-90.

__________. “New Maps of the Territories: On Mennonite Writing.” Georgia Review 57:4 (Winter 2003), 870-97.

__________. “Separation and Transformation: Tradition and Audience for Three Mennonite Poets.”Journal of Mennonite Studies 4 (1986): 53-69.

__________. “Some Words on Poetry, Band Camps, Guitars, Gifts, Transgression, Community, Mennonite Art, etc. Mennonite Life 48 (Dec. 1993): 15-16.

Hinz-Penner, Raylene. “Stretching Us: A Report from the 2002 Mennonite/s Writing Conference.” Mennonite Life 57:4 (Dec. 2002). [on-line]

Hostetler, Ann. “The Unofficial Voice: The Poetics of Cultural Identity and Contemporary U.S. Mennonite Poetry.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 511-28.

Hostetler, Sheri. “Helen Stoltzfus: Minding the Past and the Present.” Mennonot 7 (Spring 1996): 5-9.

Huxman, Susan Schultz and Gerald Biesecker-Mast. “In the World but not of It: Mennonite Traditions as Resources for Rhetorical Invention.“ Rhetoric and Public Affairs 7:4 (Winter 2004): 539-54.

Janzen, Jean, John Ruth, Rudy Wiebe. “Literature, Place, Language and Faith: A Conversation. . .” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 72-90.

Janzen, Reinhild. “Conclusion: Thoughts on Mennonite Aesthetic Identity.” Mennonite Furniture. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 1991. 201-07. On Mennonite aesthetics as related to ordnung.

Janzen, Rhoda. “Recent Mennonite Poetry: A Review Essay.”Mennonite Quarterly Review 81:1 (January 2007): 131-40. Cheryl Denise, Dallas Wiebe, Shari Miller Wagner.

Juhnke, Anna Kreider. “North American Mennonite Playwrights, 1980-1996.” MQR 71 (Jan. 1997): 43-68.

Juhnke, James C. “The Victories of Nonresistance: Mennonite Oral Tradition and World War I.” Fides et Historia 7 (1974): 19-25.

________. “Shaping Religious Community through Martyr Memories.” MQR 73:3 (July 1999): 546-56.

Kadelback, Ada. “Hymns Written by American Mennonites.” Trans. Elizabeth Horsch Bender. MQR 48 (July 1974): 343-70.

Kasdorf, Julia Spicher. “Tribute to John Ruth.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 689.

King, Marshall. Mennonites in Hollywood.” Christian Living (Dec. 2000): 4-7.

__________. “Theater Artists Ted and Lee: Making the Gospel Giddy.” Mennonot 9 (Spring 1997): 10-12.

Kliewer, Warren. “Controversy and the Religious Arts.” Mennonite Life 20 (Jan.1965): 8-11.

Lehman, Daniel W. “The Construction of Mennonite/Amish Character in Novels by John Updike and Denis Johnson.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 671-84.

__________. “Graven Images and the (Re)presentation of Amish Trauma.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 72 (Oct. 98): 577-88.

Levertov, Denise. “The Migrant Muse: Roots and Airplants.” MQR 72 (Oct. 98): 481-90. Keynote address at the conference, “Mennonite/s Writing in the U.S.,” Goshen College, Oct. 1997.

Loewen, Harry, ed. Mennonite Images: Historical, Cultural and Literary Essays Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1980.

Loewen, Harry and Al Reimer, eds. Visions and Realities. Essays, Poems and Fiction Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1985.

Lowry, James W. “The Rod of Justice in Martyrs’ Mirror.” Mennonite Life 54:3 (Sept. 1999): 21-25.

McCabe-Juhnke, John. “Enacting Gemeinde in the Language and Style of Swiss Volhynian Mennonite Storytelling.” Heritage of the Great Plains 27:2 (Summer 1994): 21-38.

____________. “Storytelling Style and Community Codes Among the Swiss Volhynian Mennonites.” Traditional Storytelling Today: An International Sourcebook. Ed. Margaret Read MacDonald. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999. 431-41.

Mast, Gerald J. “Research Note: Epistolary Rhetoric and Marital Love in the Martyrs Mirror” (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008).

Mennonite Encyclopedia articles on Poetry, Literature, Dramatic Art, Filmmaking (esp. Vol. 5, Supplement). Scottdale, Pa: Mennonite Publishing House.

__________. “Literature.” 5:523-25, by Harry Loewen.

__________. “Literature, Mennonites in” 5: 525-27 by Harry Loewen and 3:353-74, by H.F.W. Jeetes and N. vander Zijpp, Otto Schowalter, Mary Eleanor Bender, Cornelius Krahn, Elizabeth Horsch Bender.

“Mennonite/s Writing.” Special issue of Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008). Essays by Sandra Birdsell, Hildi Froese Tiessen, Jeff Gundy; Conversation by Jean Janzen, John Ruth, Rudy Wiebe; conversation with Miriam Toews; Tributes to Nicholas Lindsay, Sarah Klassen, Dallas Wiebe, Jean Janzen.

__________. Special issue of The Mennonite Quarterly Review 82.1 (January 2008). Essays by Kathleen Norris, Todd Davis, John Fisher, Robert Meyer-Lee, Ami Regier, Julia Kasdorf, Brad Born, Paul Tiessen, Edna Froese, Malin Sigvardson, Gerald Mast, plus 8 book reviews.

Miller, Reuben Z. and Joseph S., eds. The Measure of My Days: Engaging the Life and Thought of John L. Ruth. Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2004.

Nolt, Steven. “Preachers and Poets in Community.” Christian Living (July-Aug. 1998): 24-25.

Parsons, William T. “The Pernicious Effects of Witness upon Plain-Worldly Relations.” Journal of External Perspectives on Amish and Mennonite Life, II. Ed. Werner Enninger, et al. Essen: Unipress. 1986.

Redekop, Cal. “Mennonite Intellect and Aesthetics.” Mennonite Society. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1989. Pp. 106-27.

Redekop, Magdalena. “The Pickling of the Mennonite Madonna.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese-Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe.Waterloo, ON. U. of Waterloo Press, 1992. 100-28.

Reimer, Al. Mennonite Literary Voices: Past and Present. North Newton: Bethel College, 1993.

Reimer, Kathy Meyer. “Passing on the Faith: Mennonite Writing for Children.” Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing (May 2010) online.

Robinett, Jane Hostetler. “The Storyteller’s Gift/The Gift of Story: Narrative Voices in the Writings of S. C. Yoder.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 72 (Oct. 98): 549-64.

Roth, John D. and Ervin Beck, eds. The Migrant Muse: Mennonite/s Writing in the U.S. Goshen, IN: Mennonite Historical Society, 1998. Special Oct. 1998 issue of Mennonite Quarterly Review.

Ruth, John. “Knowing the Place for the First Time: A Response to Hildi Froese Tiessen.” Mennonite Identity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Ed. Calvin Redekop and Sam Steiner.New York: University Press of America, 1988 253-58.

__________. Mennonite Identity and Literary Art. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1978.

__________. “‘Not Only Tradition but Truth’: Legend and Myth Fragments Among Pennsylvania Mennonites.” Pennsylvania Folklife (Autumn 1996): 20-37.

Shenk, Stanley. “The Image of the Mennonites in American Novels, 1900-1970.” Diss., New York University, 1971.

__________. “American Mennonite Fiction.” Mennonite Life 23 (July 1968): 119-20.

Sprunger, Mary. “Old Story, Timely Play: Jordan’s Stormy Banks [By Elizabeth Beachy].” Mennonite Life 58:1 (March 2003). On-line.

Stoltzfus, Helen. “Theater as Transcendent Practice.” Mennonot 10 (Fall 1997): 13-14.

Suderman, Elmer. “American Mennonite Fiction: A Contribution Toward a Bibliography.” Mennonite Life 22 (July 1967): 131-33.

__________. “Fiction and Mennonite Life.” Midcontinent American Studies Journal 10 (1969): 16-24.

__________. “The Mennonite Character in American Fiction.” Mennonite Life 34 (March 1979), 8-15.

__________. “The Mennonite Community and the Pacifist Character in American Literature.” Mennonite Life 34 (March 1979): 8-15.

__________. ‘Mennonite Culture in a Science Fiction Novel.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 49 (Jan. 1975): 53-56.

­­­__________. “The Mennonite Pioneer” in From the Steppes to the Prairies, ed. Cornelius Krahn. Newton, KS:: Mennonite Publishing Office, 1949. pp. 102-15.

__________. “Mennonites, the Mennonite Community, and Mennonite Writers.” Mennonite Life 47 (Sept. 1992): 21-26.

__________. “Religious Values in Contemporary Literature.” Mennonite Life 20 (Jan. 1965): 22-28.

__________. “The Russo-German Mennonite Theme in the American Novel.” M.A. thesis, University of Kansas, 1948.

__________. “A Study of the Mennonite Character in American Fiction.” Mennonite Life 22 (July 1967): 172-76.

Suter, Linda. “Dogma and Deed: The Peace Position in Mennonite Fiction, 1914-15.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 65 (Jan. 1991): 69-91.

Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “Beyond the Binary: Reinscribing Cultural Identity in the Literature of Mennonites.” 72 (Oct. 98): 491-502.

__________. “Mennonite Literature and Postmodernism: Writing the ‘In-Between’ Space.” Mennonites and Postmodernism. Ed. Susan and Gerald Biesecker-Mast. Telford, PA: Pandora Press, 2000. 160-74.

__________.”The Role of Art and Literature in Mennonite Self-Understanding.” Mennonite Identity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Ed. Calvin Redekop and Sam Steiner. New York: University Press of America, 1988. 235-52.

Van Veen, Mirjam. “The Forgotten Writings of the Mennonite Martyrs.” Sixteenth Century Journal 36.1(Spring 2005): 187-88.

Visser, Piet, et al, eds. From Martyr to Muppy:A Historical Introduction to Cultural Assimilation Processes of a Religious Minority in the Netherlands: The Mennonites. Amsterdam: Amsterdam U. Press, 1994.

— Piet Visser, “ . . . The Mennonite Image in Literature and Self-Criticism of Literary Mennonites,” 67-82.

— Marijke Spies, “Mennonites and Literature in the Seventeenth Century,” 83-98.

— Piet Visser, “Jan Philipsz Schabaelje . . . and His Wandering Soul,” 99-109.

— Louis Peter Grijp, “ . . . Mennonite Songs from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries,” 110-32.

Wiebe, Dallas. “Tribute to Elmer Suderman.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 72 (Oct. 98): 690-91.

Wiebe, Katie Funk. “The Mennonite Woman in Mennonite Fiction.” Visions and Realities: Essays, Poems and Fiction Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Ed. Harry Loewen and Al Reimer. Winnipeg: Hyperion, 1985.

Wiley, Phoebe. “Silences in Light from Heaven: A Social Commentary.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 72 (Oct. 98): 565-76.

Wolff, Michele and Werner Enninger. “Devotional Literature: A Comparative Study of the Mennonites in Eastern France and the Swiss Anabaptists in the New World.” In Old and New World Anabaptists. Ed. James R. Dow, et. al. Essen: U. of Essen, 1994. 129-54.

Zercher, David L. “Homespun American Saints: The Discovery and Domestication of the Old Order Amish.” Diss., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997.

__________. “A Novel Conversion: The Fleeting Life of Amish Soldier.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 72 (April 1998): 141-60.

__________. “Putting the Amish to Work: Mennonites and the Amish Culture Market, 1950-1975.” Church History 68:1 (Mar. 1999): 87-.

C. Periodicals that include creative writing and literary

criticism by and about Mennonites

Christian Living (from 1954) — Herald Press, Scottdale, Pennsylvania

Conrad Grebel Review (from 1983) — Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario

Dreamseeker (quarterly). www.CascadiaPublishingHouse.com/dsm

Festival Quarterly (1974-96) — Good Enterprises, Intercourse, Pennsylvania

Geez: Holy Mischief in an Age of Fast Faith. www.geezmagazine.org 264 Home St., Winnipeg MB, R3G 1X3 CANADA – quarterly for “over-churched, out-churched, unchurched and maybe even the un-churchable.” Maurice Mierau, poetry editor.

Journal of Mennonite Studies (from 1983) — Chair in Mennonite Studies, University of Winnipeg.

Mennonite Life (1954-1999) — Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas. Now at website: http://www.bethelks.edu/mennonitelife/

Mennonite Quarterly Review (from 1927) — Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana.

Mennonot (from 1993) — Sheri Hostetler, 1026 E. 6th St., Helena, Montana.

Rhubarb (from 1999) — The Mennonite Literary Society, Winnipeg.