Author Archives: Andrew Hall

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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2006-2007 Mormon Literature Years in Review

[I am continuing to republish the Mormon Literature Year In Review columns that I first posted on the AML-list discussion list. Here are my 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 reviews. My 2008 (Part 1a, 1b, 2) 2009 (Part … Continue reading

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In Memoriam-Emma Lou Thayne

Emma Lou Thayne, a giant in Mormon literature, passed away on December 6, 2014, at the age of 90. She was a noted author of poetry, fiction, essays, hymns, and travel stories, as well as her work as an educator, … Continue reading

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This Month in Mormon Literature, Early December 2014

Television writer-producer Glen A. Larson, who put Mormon references in Battlestar Gallatica, passed away. So did science fiction author Alan Lickiss. Luisa Perkins won The Mormon Lit Blitz, and #MormonPoetrySlam is ongoing. Tim Wirkus’ City of Brick and Shadow, a … Continue reading

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