Christine Valters Paintner's poem "St. Gall and the Bear" has been published in the most recent issue of Crossways which can be read online at this link.
This artwork to the right is by the wonderful UK artist David Hollington who we are commissioning to put several of Christine's poems in a series about saints and animals into visual form. This painting accompanies the published poem above.
Christine has also officially signed a contract with Paraclete Press for her next poetry collection titled The Wisdom of Wild Grace and it includes a section of about 35 of these saint and animal poems. The publication date hasn't yet been determined but will be at least a year off, likely a bit more.
AND you can get Christine's first poetry collection Dreaming of Stones on Kindle at the US Amazon site for just $2.99 at the moment!