Monthly Archives: April 2014

Random Bits: Hugo Nominations, The Expanse TV Series, “Whaliens”

Hugo Nominations The Hugo Award nominations came out a couple of weeks ago, and Andrew Hall has already listed the LDS nominees.  But I’d like to give a bit more context to some of the controversies. The Hugos are nominated … Continue reading

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This Week in Mormon Literature, April 28, 2014

A busy two weeks, with a new anthology to benefit Robison Wells, the LDStorymakers Writing Conference and the announcement of the Whitney Awards, and Hugo nominations. Also, I spoke with The Good Word podcast about Mormon literature, so take a … Continue reading

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in verse #40 : owed to Keats

Have you ever wanted to correct a classic of literature? One that makes an egregious error, but that can be easily corrected? Like, say, this: On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer Much have I travell’d in the realms of gold, … Continue reading

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Heather B. Moore’s Ruby’s Secret

. I’ve long wanted to read Moore’s Book of Mormon-themed fiction, but she’s written them faster than I could get around to reading them, which I find paralyzing (I’m a terrible consumer of series). Which is a great thing about reading for … Continue reading

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Moving Culture

At this year’s Association for Mormon Letters conference I had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on teaching Mormon literature with Margaret Blair Young, Shelah Miner, and Boyd Petersen. Among the items we discussed at length was the … 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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