Category Archives: This Week in Mormon Literature

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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In Memoriam: Lu Ann Brobst Staheli

Author, editor, and educator Lu Ann Brobst Staheli, of Spanish Fork, Utah, passed away on February 9, 2015 after an eight-month battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband Mike Staheli and their five sons. Services will be held … 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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Reviews for Harrison’s The Bishop’s Wife

Mette Ivie Harrison’s The Bishop’s Wife, a mystery set in a Mormon ward in Draper, Utah, will be published by the New York City publisher Soho Press on December 30. The reviews have started to come in. Here are some excerpts.

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