Pinchpenny Press

One or two 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. Publications include collections of student work, such as the literary arts journal Red Cents, as well as books authored by individual students. Normally published in editions of 100, Pinchpenny Press books are sold primarily on campus for $3 to $8 each. The Pinchpenny editorial committee consists of GC English department faculty and students, including the Horswell Fellow.

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.
  • edited and published by student volunteers.
  • 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

Archives: Goshen Graphix II

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