Author Archives: Andrew Hall

2014 Mormon Literature Year in Review–Part 2, Mormon and Independent Markets

See also Part 1, National Market. This section looks at literary books published by LDS publishers, independent publishers, and self-publishing. There was a slight decrease in books produced by the largest Mormon publishers, and that decline looks like it will … Continue reading

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2014 AML Awards Finalists

The Association for Mormon Letters is happy to announce the finalists for the 2014 Association for Mormon Letters Awards. The final award winners will be announced at  an “Introduction to Mormon Lit” AML Conference tentatively scheduled for March 28 in Orem, Utah. The … Continue reading

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2014 Whitney Awards Finalists

The Whitney Awards Committee announced their 2014 Finalists, five books each in nine categories. The AML Awards Committee will announce their finalists on February 15. There will be a lot of different categories and different works from the Whitney finalists, … Continue reading

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This Month in Mormon Literature, Very Late January 2015

Boyd J. Petersen was named the next editor of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought. Another former AML President, Melissa Proffitt, published her first novel. SLC ComicCon is going on, and lots of LDS authors are there waiting for you … Continue reading

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2014 Mormon Literature Year in Review — Part 1, National Market

I am splitting up the yearly review into two parts, first nationally published fiction by Mormon authors, then in February I will cover fiction published in the Mormon and independent markets. I start with the surprising flow of Mormon literary … Continue reading

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This Month in Mormon Literature, Early January 2015

Several end of the year best-of lists are out, with Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance being the most-often mentioned. Scott Hales ended his Garden of Enid graphic web-series,  much to the sadness of its many readers. He immediately began a … Continue reading

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