"Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of Stonecutter."
Featured in Mark O'Connell's "Year in Reading':
"Packed full of carefully curated writers and artists, the latest issue
features everything from poems and short stories to photography,
collage, and miniature paintings."
"Meet the next generation of American lit mags"
"The magazine’s list of contributors is impressively international...featuring a formal
breadth that went from erasure to collage to short fiction to
scratchboard illustrations of the contributors, as well as a diversity
Sally Rooney's Issue 5 essay, "On Superheroes and the Myths of American Power"
Best Poetry Collections of 2015
"Stonecutter is an arrestingly beautiful journal. Seeing it IRL is like seeing a gorgeous woman walking down the street and thinking, she must be a model; then
she buys an ice cream cone or does something equally as mundane and you
can’t stop looking because the journal looks so good."
An interview between Katie Raissian and Kimberly Ann Southwick
young but active, compiling biannual editions of fiction, nonfiction,
drama, interviews, translations and visual art."
THE REVIEW REVIEW:
"Stonecutter reminds us that we don’t have to allocate so much
time to reading in order to find something gripping, sumptuous, or
THE BROOKLYN RAIL:
"A very smart new magazine."
POETS & WRITERS:
"In 2010 editor and publisher Katie Raissian launched the Brooklyn, New York–based literature and arts journal Stonecutter
in order to bring together writers and artists from the United States
and abroad “in the hopes that surprising connections between
imaginations and geographies will form.”
Recommended Reading featuring Issue 4's Maria Takolander
NEW YORK IRISH ARTS:
"A slim volume with offset printing,
heavy stock, french flaps and a four colour insert, Issue One of
Stonecutter: A Journal of Art & Literature is a pleasingly elegant journal, whose very existence seems to fly in the face of the
dismal downturn of old-fashioned print media."
Interview with Katie Raissian and Lucy Healy-Kelly