Category Archives: This Week in Mormon Literature

Announcement: Latter-Gay Saints Published

This July sees the publication from Lethe Press of Latter-Gay Saints: An Anthology of Gay Mormon Fiction, edited and introduced by Gerald S. Argetsinger and co-edited by Jeff Laver and Johnny Townsend. Here’s the bulk of a description from the … Continue reading

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This Summer in Mormon Literature, June-July 2013

Amy Harmon’s A Different Blue marks the start of a new era. It is the first self-published LDS-authored novel to reach the NYT and USA Today bestseller lists. Comic-con gives a new opportunity for Ender’s Game foes and friends to … Continue reading

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This Week in Mormon Literature, June 8, 2013

The winners of the Mormon Lit Blitz were announced, LDS Publisher revealed her secret identity, a new Orson Scott Card Ender prequel (as Ender’s Game itself hits #1 on the Mass Market Paperback Bestseller list), and okay reviews of the … Continue reading

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This Week in Mormon Literature, May 25, 2013

The Mormon Lit Blitz is going on this week. The New York Times produced an in-depth article on the BYU Animation program, its success in placing graduates with Hollywood studios, and the issues of how Mormon values play in the … Continue reading

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This Week in Mormon Literature, May 11, 2013

The LDStorymakers Conference is going on, with the Whitney Awards to be announced at the Gala dinner tonight. I have lots of Whitney book reviews and wrap-ups. Plan-B Theatre’s 2013-14 season will be dedicated to the work of Eric Samuelsen. … Continue reading

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This Week in Mormon Literature, April 29, 2013

Sorry to post right after Jonathan, but I have been dragging this around unfinished for over a week, it is time to get this giant hunk of info dumped so I can go to bed. The Whitney Awards ballots are … Continue reading

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2005 Mormon Literature Year in Review

[I am continuing to republish the Mormon Literature Year In Review columns which I first posted on the AML-list discussion list. Here are my 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004 reviews.] Prose fiction In 2005 a trio of young Mormon … Continue reading

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This Week in Mormon Literature, April 6, 2013

After a relatively quiet month, suddenly there is a burst of activity. The AML Conference was held, and the AML Awards were presented. There were four Hugo nominations for works created by Mormons (or Mormons part of a larger group). … Continue reading

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This Week in Mormon Literature, March 24, 2013

The Association for Mormon Letters Conference is this weekend, March 29-30, at the UVU Library auditorium (Orem, UT). New novels this week by Orson Scott Card, Stephen Carter, Michaelbrent Collings, and Brandon Mull. Please send any information or corrections to … Continue reading

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This Week in Mormon Literature, March 8, 2013

Ryan McIlvain’s new Elders is a nationally-published literary novel about Mormon missionaries. McIlvain is a former Church member who served a mission in Brazil, so he knows his subject, as well as being a skilled author. Jennifer A. Neilsen and … Continue reading

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