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Literary Arts | READ LOCAL First

Clifton H. Jolley: Four Poems

READ LOCAL First represents Utah’s most comprehensive collection of celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction, and memoir. This week we bring you four previously unpublished poems by Clifton H. Jolley. A widely published poet and essayist, Jolley joins Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal and former Utah Poet Laureate Katharine Coles, […]

Literary Arts | READ LOCAL First

READ LOCAL First: Matthew Ivan Bennett

For today’s installment of READ LOCAL SUNDAY we feature Salt Lake City-based  Matthew Ivan Bennett, resident playwright at Plan-B Theatre Company, listed by American Theater magazine as one of 14 companies nationwide exemplifying social action and civic engagement. A fixture in the local theater scene and beyond, Bennett is currently working on a new […]