Category Archives: This Week in Mormon Literature

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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This Month in Mormon Literature, Early November 2014

Braden Hepner, who teaches at BYU-Idaho, had his debut novel Pale Harvest published by Torrey House Press. The story of a young man “struggling against betrayal to save his farm, his Mormon faith, and the girl he loves” received starred reviews from … Continue reading

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This Month in Mormon Literature, October 2014

The Church PR film Meet the Mormons opens to good box-office and mixed reviews, while the film 16 Stones received poor reviews. Chris Crowe’s new YA novel is written entirely in haiku verse. There are also new juvenile/YA novels from … Continue reading

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This Month in Mormon Literature, Late September 2014

Be sure to read the discussion about the future of the Association for Mormon Letters in Theric’s Accountability to the little guy post at this blog. This month features: The 2014 League of Utah Writers awards and the Salt Lake … Continue reading

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This Month in Mormon Literature, Early September 2014

Rachel Ann Nunes has filed a complaint in federal court against a Utah teacher, accusing her of plagiarizing one of Nunes’ books and then harassing Nunes after she was caught. Salt Lake Comic Con is going on, with lots of … Continue reading

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