Category Archives: Announcements

Association for Mormon Letters Conference 2013

We are excited for the upcoming AML conference.  It’s looking like a stellar couple of days.  Please spread the word.  The conference begins on March 29th in the evening, and goes all day on March 30 (Saturday).  It’s free and … Continue reading

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LTUE 31 Coming!

Life, the Universe, & Everything 31: The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy, is coming February 14-16 at the Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. YA fantasy author Megan Whalen Turner is the guest of honor; … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS–AML CONFERENCE 2013

Call for Papers Association for Mormon Letters March 29-30, 2013 Utah Valley University Theme: Depictions of Christ in LDS literature, film, and art: Does it matter how we portray Him? From Arnold Friberg to Levi Peterson to Jack Harrell, we … Continue reading

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2013 Everyday Mormon Writer Events

It’s a new year, and that means a new set of contests (and a class) through Everyday Mormon Writer. We’ll be holding a second Mormon Lit Blitz, a master class devoted to issues in Mormon writing, and a contest for … Continue reading

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Theme for Upcoming AML Conference

THEME FOR THE 2013 AML CONFERENCE (dates TBA):  “How We Depict the Savior in Art, Film, and Literature: Does it Matter?” My review of The Color of Christ follows to ignite some ideas and discussion.  Consider Levi Petersen’s controversial “Cowboy … Continue reading

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Richard Cracroft: Go Gentle

I knew him first as a presence: an unbearded Santa Claus with thin lips, glasses, and a good pate of gray hair parted on the side. He could tell funny stories until his audience was slap-laugh-crying. I remember him imitating … Continue reading

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Four Centuries Contest Deadline Reminder

Reminder: the deadline for the “Four Centuries of Mormon Stories” contest is tonight at midnight. Email entries under 2,000 words (under 1,000 preferred) to everydaymormonwriter@gmail.com. A final, brief Q&A on the contest:

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Death of Richard Cracroft

Everyone in the world of Mormon letters will be saddened to hear of the death of Richard Cracroft yesterday, September 20, 2012. A giant has left us. For more details, see the Deseret News obituary.

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Deadline: Marilyn Brown Novel Award (MBNA)

The deadline for submission postmarks is October 1st. The guidelines can be found on Marilyn Brown’s website (Marilynbrownauthor.com) or on the website for the UVU Department of English and Literature, but following are the basics:

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Four Centuries Contest: Some Stats & Final Brainstorming

This month I couldn’t decide whether to write about the contest or about how my 2012 AML Presentation informed my soon-to-be-available book. So I posted both, and will let you take your pick. Days left until the Sept 24th deadline: … Continue reading

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