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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Anne Vinsel

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Anne Vinsel

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we feature a poem by Anne Vinsel, first place winner...

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UMFA's ARTLandish Series: The Greening of Lit

UMFA’s ARTLandish Series: The Greening of Lit

When the Utah Museum of Fine Arts closed its doors January 18th to begin installing a state-of-the-art vapor barrier in the Marcia and John Price Museum Building, many thought its programs might go into hibernation for over a year as well. Not so. An ambitious attempt to continue its outreach, and even revisit how UMFA can...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Paisley Rekdal

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Paisley Rekdal

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we are featuring Salt Lake City-based poet and author Paisley Rekdal,...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Janine Joseph

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Janine Joseph

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we are featuring Ogden-based poet Janine Joseph, who writes of...

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Utah Original Writing Competition and READ LOCAL

Utah Original Writing Competition and READ LOCAL

The Utah Original Writing Competition (UOWC)  is one of the country’s oldest, continuously curated state-run writers contests.  Past winners have included Poets Laureate Lance Larsen and Katharine Coles and a slew of other writers, including the likes of Utah native Ron Carlson, who have gone on to wide acclaim as poets, novelists, short story writers...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2016 Utah Original Writing Competition

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2016 Utah Original Writing Competition

The Utah Original Writing Competition (UOWC)  is one of the country’s oldest, continuously curated state-run writers contests.  Past winners have included Poets Laureate Lance Larsen and Katharine Coles and a slew of other writers, including the likes of Utah native Ron Carlson, who have gone on to wide acclaim as poets, novelists, short story writers...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Amy Brunvand

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Amy Brunvand

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we are featuring Salt Lake City-based poet Amy Brunvand who here...

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The Holy Scripture of Our Life: Shawn Vestal's "Daredevils"

The Holy Scripture of Our Life: Shawn Vestal’s “Daredevils”

Author Shawn Vestal will read from and sign his debut novel Daredevils on April 27, 2016 at The King's English, 1511 S. 1500 E. in Salt Lake City at 7:00 pm. David Pace reviews the work in our Sunday book review.

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Wade Bentley

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Wade Bentley

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we are featuring Salt Lake City-based poet C. Wade Bentley who...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Melody Newey Johnson

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Melody Newey Johnson

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we are featuring Salt Lake City-based poet Melody Newey Johnson who here...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Jana Richman

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Jana Richman

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we are featuring novelist and narrative nonfiction writer Jana Richman. I...

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Elik Press: An Important Niche of the Heart

Elik Press: An Important Niche of the Heart

  As Salt Lake City-based publisher Andy Hoffmann will tell you, his Elik Press “is an entity that comes and goes with my energy for it.” That energy has been considerable over the years as the small–arguably “micro”–press has kicked out many a chapbook of many established and emerging writers, especially poets, from Utah and...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Laura Stott

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Laura Stott

  SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today we are featuring poet and Weber State University English...

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Of Books and Writers: The Printed Garden Opens in Sandy

Of Books and Writers: The Printed Garden Opens in Sandy

Aaron Cance is everything you think of when one says “bookseller”–that is before the age of Barnes & Noble and the now defunct Borders Bookstores. He’s a gentle, thoughtful-looking man with facial hair and a little nerdy with how he talks about the industry. He offers an astute voice in recommending books that will bowl...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Craig Dworkin

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Craig Dworkin

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today poet and University of Utah professor Craig Dworkin favors us with...

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