READ LOCAL First

READ LOCAL First: David Hawkins

READ LOCAL First is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Today, 15 Bytes features David Hawkins who provides three selections from his award-winning manuscript  the book of the missing. “dark adaptations” is one of two long poems in the collection and the featured sections below were originally published in the Seattle Review. The other long […]

READ LOCAL First: Phyllis Barber

READ LOCAL First is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Today, 15 Bytes features Phyllis Barber who provides an excerpt from a narrative nonfiction work forthcoming from Quest Books about Barber’s twenty-year hiatus from Mormonism and her experiences with a variety of religions […]

READ LOCAL First: Lynn Kilpatrick

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Today, 15 Bytes features writer Lynn Kilpatrick who provides an excerpt from a novella currently in process. Sunday Blog Read continues to collect a distinguished group of established and emerging Utah writers […]

READ LOCAL First: Joel Long

                        READ LOCAL First is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Today, 15 Bytes features poet Joel Long who provides two recently completed (and unpublished) poems below. Sunday Blog Read continues […]

READ LOCAL First: Lance Larsen

READ LOCAL First is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Today, 15 Bytes features Utah Poet Laureate Lance Larsen who provides three poems below. Sunday Blog Read continues to collect a distinguished group of established and emerging Utah writers for your review and […]

READ LOCAL First: Calvin Haul

READ LOCAL First is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Today, 15 Bytes features Calvin Haul whose short-short story Like Shakespeare is here complete. Haul joins a distinguished group of established and emerging Utah writers in this capacity, including former Utah Poet Laureate […]

April Wilder’s You’re That Guy

What do former Utah Poet Laureate Kate Coles, poet Michael McLane, short story writer Darrell Spencer, fiction writer Larry Menlove, memoirist Christopher Bigelow, poet Shanan Ballam and speculative fiction writer Steve Proskauer all have in common? SUNDAY BLOG READ, a glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary […]

READ LOCAL First: Steve Proskauer

This is 15 Bytes’ seventh Sunday Blog Read, a glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Former Utah Poet Laureate Kate Coles was our inaugural offering in March, followed by poet Michael McLane, short story writer Darrell Spencer, fiction writer Larry Menlove, memoirist Christopher Bigelow, […]

READ LOCAL First: Shanan Ballam

This is 15 Bytes’ sixth Read Local First, a glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Former Utah Poet Laureate Kate Coles was our inaugural offering in March, followed by poet Michael McLane, short story writer Darrell Spencer, fiction writer Larry Menlove, memoirist Christopher Bigelow […]

READ LOCAL First: Christopher Bigelow

This is 15 Bytes’ fifth READ LOCAL First, a glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Former Utah Poet Laureate Kate Coles was our inaugural offering in March, followed by poet Michael McLane, short story writer Darrell Spencer, fiction writer Larry Menlove and this […]

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Larry Menlove

This is our fourth Sunday Blog Read, a glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Former Utah Poet Laureate Kate Coles was our inaugural offering in March, followed by poet Michael McLane, short story writer Darrell Spencer and, this month, fiction writer Larry Menlove. […]