We start with a conversation on creative nonfiction by LDS authors, including memoirs and personal essays, featuring the reviewers Christopher Angulo, Lisa Van Ordam Hadley, and Adam McLain. Then a conversation between Theric Jepson and Andrew Hall about poetry, the literary journal Irreantum, and other recent Mormon literature.
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Creative fiction works discussed:
Christopher Bigelow. Acid Test: LSD vs. LDS
Charlie Bird. Without the Mask
Ann Chamberlin, Clogs and Shawls: Mormons, Moorlands, and the Search for Zion
Joey Franklin. Delusions of Grandeur
Eric Freeze. French Dive: Living More with Less in the South of France
Carol R. Gray. Miracles Among the Rubble: Bringing Conveys of Humanitarian Aid, Hugs, and Hope to a War-torn Region
Patrick Madden. Disparates
Caitlin Myer. Wiving: A Memoir of Loving Then Leaving the Patriarchy
Maleah Day Warner. Lies of the Magpie: A Memoir
Association for Mormon Letters 2020 Creative Nonfiction Award Finalists
Poetry works discussed:
Darlene Young. Homespun and Angel Feathers
R.A. Christmas. Leaves of Sass
Colin B. Douglas. Into the Sun: Poems Revised, Rearranged, and New
Gabriel González Núñez. Ese golpe de luz
Michael Lavers. After Earth
Dayna Patterson. If Mother Braids a Waterfall
Dayna Patterson. Titania in Yellow
Sunni Brown Wilkinson. The Marriage of the Moon and the Field
Dove Song: Heavenly Mother in Mormon Poetry edited by Tyler Chadwick, Dayna Patterson, Martin Pulido
Association for Mormon Letters 2020 Poetry Award Finalists
Association for Mormon Letters 2019 Poetry Award Finalists
Irreantum (Mormon literary journal)
A Desolating Sickness: Stories of Pandemic. An exhibit at the BYU library.
2021 Association for Mormon Letters Online Conference, June 1-5