The basis of the aesthetic of our journal is the idea that art invokes healing and peace simply by existing in a shared space. Further, that the drive for peace and well-being is a private as well as communal urge. It is our goal to create a journal that is both the invocation and the shared space of this benediction Mais
SHANTIH Journal was years in the making. Starting in late 1998, the earliest participants in the creation of this journal began their love affair with a high school literary magazine entitled What the Thunder Said. As these students graduated and entered into their college careers, some of them continued their love of the fine arts. For some it became an avocation. Others made it their bread and butter.
In this ongoing collaboration, former students and editors of the student-run magazine What Mais