Monthly Archives: September 2012

Vampires, Sacrifice, and Redemption

Note: there will be spoilers here. All the shows involved went off the air years ago, so if you haven’t watched them, that’s your own fault. From when I was a kid, my favorite TV show was Star Trek in … Continue reading

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The Divine Feminine, Mormon Style: Carol Lynn Pearson’s _Mother Wove the Morning_, Joanna Brooks, and Faithful Mormon Feminism

Feminist. It’s a divisive word among Mormons. When I’ve told people that I consider myself a Mormon feminist it gets a wide range of reactions, from pleasant surprise from my more secular friends and peers who have a firm idea … Continue reading

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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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This Week in Mormon Literature, September 15, 2012

I am in Provo, the Mecca of Mormon lit, for a week visiting family. I am looking forward to seeing Persuasion at the Off-Broadway Theater, and buying books. Please send any additions or corrections to mormonlit AT gmail DOT com. … Continue reading

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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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The Afterlife of an AML Conference Presentation

This month I couldn’t decide whether to write about the Four Centuries of Mormon Stories 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. In 2010, … Continue reading

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