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has curated pieces since 1982 that are both peculiar and gorgeous without compromising craftsmanship and excellence. Averse to gratuitous violence, language, and sex, we look for smart pieces that treat sensitive subjects with maturity and respect. Our favorite submissions explore refreshing takes on both the fantastic and the everyday. As a staff firmly rooted in following Jesus Christ and His teachings, we publish and celebrate works from people of all religious perspectives, countries, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, genders, backgrounds, and experiences. Inscape is the home of the bizarre, believing, and beautiful.


Inscape has published a bi-annual issue since 1982. You can read our past issues in our archive.


Our blog features writing tips, interviews with writers, and book reviews from staff members.


FeaturedFictionFrom the Archives

The Summer of the Sharks

by Becky Tuch   Fred’s phone was ringing. Her daughter. “It’s ready,” Lily told her.…
A swimming pool at sunset.

Translation of Relics

By Elizabeth Tervo   With apologies to Giorgi Lobjanidze and to Rumi  "The Fall of…
BlogCraft EssayFeatured

The Moving Target: Writing Fiction about the Pandemic, a Craft Essay

Sean Madden describes how to use the COVID-19 pandemic as inspiration in fiction writing. By…
A swimming pool at sunset.
FeaturedFrom the ArchivesPoetry

Fragments from Ernesto and Leti

by Isaiah Rubio "caves" by Janessa Lewis   He rode The Beast. She walked miles.…
FeaturedFrom the ArchivesNon-Fiction


By Anelise Leishman   So, who’s older? People love to ask this question. The script…
FeaturedFrom the ArchivesNon-Fiction


By Bethany Jarmul   A place within my memory, an intersection. A minivan full of…