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A conversation with Luisa Perkins about her short novel Prayers in Bath

1 week 1 day ago
Luisa Perkins was kind enough to indulge me in a conversation about her novel Prayers in Bath, which was published earlier this spring by Mormon Artists Group. But first here’s the back cover blurb to provide some context for our discussion: After several attempts at in vitro fertilization, Ted and Julia Taylor are out of … Continue reading "A conversation with Luisa Perkins about her short novel Prayers in Bath"
William Morris

My 2016 Whitney Awards ballot and observations

1 week 3 days ago
Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Whitney Awards, which were presented last weekend. This year my participation was limited to being a part of the voting academy for two categories: Middle Grade and Historical Romance. I chose the Middle Grade category because I had already read Summerlost and loved it and wanted to see how … Continue reading "My 2016 Whitney Awards ballot and observations"
William Morris

Enter the Poetarium: On the Problem and Promise of Alex Caldiero’s Sonosophy

4 weeks 1 day ago
After nine years of doctoral study, I’m finally putting my PhD to bed. I defend my dissertation the morning of May 1 and will be presenting some of my research in a colloquium that afternoon. If anyone’s in the Pocatello area and would like to drop in for my presentation, here are the details: Title: … Continue reading "Enter the Poetarium:
On the Problem and Promise of Alex Caldiero’s Sonosophy"
Tyler

Sundry Moldy Solecisms #4 Evening Eucalyptus and Other Enchanted Plays by Mahonri Stewart

2 months 2 weeks ago
Title: Evening Eucalyptus and Other Enchanted Plays Author: Mahonri Stewart Publisher: Zarahemla Books Genre: Plays, Fantasy Year Published: 2016 Number of Pages: 451 ISBN: 9-780988-323384 Price: $18.95 Why, when I think about Mahonri Stewart’s recent collection, Evening Eucalyptus and Other Enchanted Plays, do I want to call it Evening Primrose? Oh yes, that’s the classic story by John … Continue reading "Sundry Moldy Solecisms #4 Evening Eucalyptus and Other Enchanted Plays by Mahonri Stewart"
Harlow Clark

Welcome The Krakens

3 months 1 week ago
. Have you ever heard of Garrick Infanger? I haven’t. Have you ever heard of The Krakens? Not until tonight, I hadn’t. I was searching for information on LDS artist Heather Dixon and found a brief interview with her on this Krakens site. Further explanation reveals it is curated by one Garrick Infanger (of whom I … Continue reading "Welcome The Krakens"
Theric Jepson
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