Author Archives: Andrew Hall
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
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
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.
[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
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
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