Category Archives: Announcements

Four Centuries of Mormon Stories Contest

In February, the Mormon Lit Blitz generated around 10,000 reads for thirteen pieces of short Mormon Lit. I don’t know the numbers for the WIZ poetry contest, but I suspect that the tight race there correlated strongly with a sudden … Continue reading

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Open Season for Writing Conferences

This week is an incredibly busy and exciting time for me and several other writers. I will be attending the annual LDStorymakers conference at the Provo Marriott on May 3-5, Thursday-Saturday. This will be the 7th year I have attended … Continue reading

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2011 AML Awards

Awards for 2011, given on 21 April 2012 Biography: Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism / by Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow. New York : Oxford University Press, 2011 Autobiography: The Place of Knowing : a … 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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A Shameless Plug for Irreantum

If you’ve already received and read the latest issue of Irreantum, you’ll want to skip this post. It’s just a shameless Irreantum plug. But if you haven’t read the newest issue of Irreantum yet, I hope this post will encourage … Continue reading

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Announcement: Mormon Lit Blitz Schedule

Moderator Note: Apologies for “stepping” on Kathryn’s day, but we wanted to make sure this announcement got out in a timely fashion. Lots going on in Mormon letters right now! ============================== “We must read, and think, and feel, and pray, … Continue reading

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Remembering Paul Swenson

From Medicare’s point of view, Paul Swenson’s 100-day recovery from the life-threatening infection that laid him low in August was probably money ill spent since he passed away only a few months after his release from care. But for me, … Continue reading

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Mormon Lit Blitz Contest Semi-Finalists

Contest update: we’ve narrowed the 200+ submissions for the Mormon Lit Blitz Contest  down to a list of 32 semi-finalists, the titles of which we will be releasing in stages between now and Wednesday. See the Mormon Artist blog for … Continue reading

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Star Kvetch: The Next Generation; A Musing on Community over Time

Healthy communities are in a constant state of evolution, self-definition, and fundamental transition. This interaction of old and new ideas is critical to retaining meaning and relevance, at the same time that such evolution can be painful for those invested in their current incarnations. Continue reading

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