Category Archives: Announcements

Peek-a-Boo

Hi. My name’s Elizabeth and I’m an alcoholic… Oh, wrong meeting. Sorry. The blog was down for a time. I thought it would be as simple as moving WordPress over. It wasn’t. I mean, it was, if I wanted to … Continue reading

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Nelda Booras

. Nelda Booras passed away August 13, 2014 in Oakland, California, at 96 years old. If you, like me, did not know until Karen Rosenbaum told you that she “was an accomplished and galleried artist,” now you do. Sister Booras does not seem … Continue reading

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2014 Mormon Lit Blitz: Voting and Controversies

Voting You have two days left to cast your vote in the 2014 Mormon Lit Blitz. Will this be the year when fiction finally breaks the iron grip of poetry on the Lit Blitz crown? Will a male writer break … Continue reading

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2013 AML Awards

Glenn Gordon and Margaret Blair Young posted these award citations on the AML Facebook page, I am copying them here. The Association for Mormon Letters presents an award In creative non-fiction to Melissa Dalton-Bradford For her memoir Global Mom: Eight … Continue reading

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Introducing Joe Plicka, AML President-Elect

I wrote to Joe asking if he would like to introduce himself on the blog. He kindly sent this letter to be posted. I am excited for the coming year! To tell you the truth, I’ve been putting off writing … Continue reading

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AML Conference 2014 Schedule

Association for Mormon Letters Annual Conference 11 and 12 April, 2014 Venue: Utah Valley University Library Friday evening: (note this will be held in lecture theater LA101) 6pm Welcome and opening panel: New Mormon Theater (Eric Samuelson, Jerry Argetsinger, Scott … Continue reading

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Reading Resolutions

As soon as the calendar changed to December 31st, posts began appearing in my Facebook and blog feeds from friends detailing their reading for 2013. Some had set goals to read a certain number of pages; others had set goals … Continue reading

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AML Website Down

This is just an announcement to let people know that the AML website is temporarily down. We’re working on resolving the problems related to this. The blog continues to be functional. Thanks to those who pointed this out to us. … Continue reading

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Time for Whitney Nominations!

So, you’ve complained about previous years’ Whitney Awards? The book you liked didn’t even make it to finalist status? Well, now is the time to help correct that! ’Tis the season — anytime between now and Dec. 31 of this … Continue reading

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Digital Drama: The Way to Keep Mormon Theatre Relevant?

I believe that keeping the flame of Mormon drama alive is important. Especially at our still early stage of development as a religion and a culture, we already have a rich heritage of dramatic literature filled with a wide range … Continue reading

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