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“The American Heritage Dictionary provides two definitions of the word.

touch ‘stone

  • A hard, black stone, such as jasper or basalt, formerly used to test the quality of gold or silver by comparing the streak left on the stone by one of these metals with that of a standard alloy.
  • An excellent quality or example that is used to test the excellence or genuineness of others.

Like its namesake, Touchstone Magazine selects the “gold” in literary work by graduate and undergraduate students.Touchstone is Kansas State University’s student-edited literary arts magazine, published annually each Spring by the College of Arts and Sciences with assistance from the KSU Creative Writing Faculty, the KSU Fine Arts Council, and the KSU English Department.”

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