While struggling with this question as a church songwriter, I came up with six guidelines.
In witness to a wilting world
Tishani Doshi’s poetic voice dwells between the scriptural and the cultural, between lesson and observation.
Tara Stringfellow’s fictional family brings a real city to life
Like Memphis, Memphis is gritty—filled with danger, tragedy, and humor.
Jonathan Dyck’s queer Mennonite graphic novel
Shelterbelts is a quiet ode to rural life that honors what is good and confronts what is not.