Life should be lived awake. Ruminate is a nonprofit magazine helping people slow down and encounter nourishing art and stories that awaken hearts.

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"Ruminate is a lovely publication that fills a real niche. It's like sinking into a big sigh when I open an issue!"
— Cathy Beres, Ruminate reader

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Our Team
editor-in-chief and publisher
BRIANNA VAN DYKE
managing editor
KRISTIN BUSSARD
marketing and outreach director
KEIRA HAVENS
senior editor
AMY LOWE
visual art editor
STEFANI ROSSI
ruminate blog editor
RENEE LONG


associate readers
LAURA DROEGE, JOHN PATRICK HARTY, ANNELI MATHESON, CARLY JOY MILLER, DANA RAY, MICHAEL WRIGHT
intern
Laney Collins


print & web design
SCOTT LAUMANN


A word about our faith perspective:
The Ruminate editors are contemplatives, seekers, and people of faith from the Judeo-Christian tradition. We are often asked if we only publish “religious” work. The answer to that is no. We believe that a good word, an honest story, or a perfect brushstroke can be spiritual acts expressing the beauty, creativity, and ironies of the human experience and awakening our hearts and minds. We often publish work that has no overt connection to faith or spirituality because we believe good work, itself, is spiritual and points us toward something larger than ourselves. Ruminate also welcomes submissions that both subtly and overtly engage faith from all world religions. We are particularly excited about sharing stories, poems, and art from voices that aren't often heard.
We're on a mission to share the life-changing gifts of story and art. Join the team. We're looking for in-house volunteers and marketing interns!
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