Author Archives: Margaret Blair Young

Can a Fiction Writer be Guileless?

My son called me last week to let me know he was on a bike ride. I asked where he was going. “To hunt zombies,” he said. “Oh honey,” I answered, “they don’t even come out until night. And you … Continue reading

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My opening line: “I don’t know what I’m doing, but that’s never stopped me before.” That’s what I said to a famous filmmaker I was meeting with to get some advice. I’m making a feature film. No, I have never … Continue reading

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AML Presidential Address 2012

From my early childhood, I remember people with dark skin and black hair in my home.  I understood that they were working with my father on projects in different languages.  Most were Mayan Indians, from various places in Guatemala.  The … Continue reading

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Mahonri Stewart’s _A Roof Overhead_ (review)

Review of Mahonri Stewart’s A Roof Overhead By Margaret Blair Young  There are many angles to Mahonri Stewart’s latest play, showing through Saturday, April 28, at the Little Brown Theater (248 South Main Street, Springville).  On the surface, it seems … Continue reading

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AML Conference Schedule- April 21st, 2012

Association for Mormon Letters 2012 Annual Meeting   (April 21, 2012): “Going Forth into   All the World: Mormon Literature in anInternationalChurch”   Time Room SC206A Room SC206B Room SC206C 9:00-9:50 Stephen Carter, “Mormon/Christian   Video Games”Carson Bennett, “‘The Wanderer’ … Continue reading

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Announcement: AML Annual Conference April 21

The Association for Mormon Letters will hold its annual conference on April 21st at Utah Valley University’s Student Center.  The theme of the conference is: “Going Forth into All the World: Mormon Literature in an International Church.” 

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