Read Local Sunday

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Akramah Cofie

For today’s installment of READ LOCAL SUNDAY we feature Springville-based fiction writer Akramah Cofie. His novel-in-progress, “A Fortnight in ’79,” tells the story of  Emilia, a woman who refuses to let die her dream of getting an education. It also gives a glimpse of Ghana, in the latter part of […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Patricia G. Karamesines

For today’s installment of READ LOCAL SUNDAY we feature Patricia G. Karamesines, novelist, poet, blogger and nonfiction writer who today offers two poems. Originally from Virginia, Karamesines now lives outside of Blanding. Her novel The Pictograph Murders (Signature Books) is a unique Utah murder mystery, set at the site of an archaeological dig […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Gerald Elias

For today’s installment of READ LOCAL SUNDAY we feature Gerald Elias, violinist and former Utah Symphony associate concertmaster and author of the Daniel Jacobus mystery series, the most recent of which, Playing with Fire (Severn Press, 2016), is a finalist for this year’s 15 Bytes Book Award in fiction. 15 Bytes […]

Natalie Taylor

READ LOCAL SUNDAY is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. 15 Bytes regularly offers works-in-progress and/or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction and memoir. Read Local Sunday READ LOCAL SUNDAY (formerly […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Trish Hopkinson

READ LOCAL SUNDAY is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. 15 Bytes regularly offers works-in-progress and/or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction and memoir. Today we feature Provo-based Trish Hopkinson, co-founder […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Jeri Parker

Jeri Parker: Looking for Whippet in 1989 READ LOCAL SUNDAY is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. 15 Bytes regularly offers works-in-progress and/or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction and […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Mette Ivie Harrison

READ LOCAL SUNDAY is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. 15 Bytes regularly offers works-in-progress and/or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction and memoir. Today we feature the work of […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Michael Mejia

READ LOCAL SUNDAY is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. 15 Bytes regularly offers works-in-progress and/or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction and memoir. Today, we feature Salt Lake City-based Michael […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Tamara Pace Thomson

READ LOCAL SUNDAY is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. 15 Bytes regularly offers works-in-progress and/or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction and memoir. Today, we feature Provo-based Tamara Pace […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Kase Johnstun

READ LOCAL SUNDAY is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. 15 Bytes regularly offers works-in-progress and/or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction and memoir. Today we feature Ogden-based Kase Johnstun […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Sylvia Torti

READ LOCAL SUNDAY is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. 15 Bytes regularly offers works-in-progress and/or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction and memoir. Today we present Salt Lake City-based […]

READ LOCAL SUNDAY: Natasha Sajé

Today we present Salt Lake City-based Natasha Sajé, the author of three books of poems, Red Under the Skin (Pittsburgh, 1994), Bend (Tupelo, 2004), Vivarium (Tupelo, 2014), and a poetry handbook, Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory, (Michigan, 2014). Her honors include the Robert Winner and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Awards from the Poetry Society of America, the Campbell Corner Poetry Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship to Slovenia, and a Camargo Fellowship in France. Sajé has been teaching in the low residency Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Program since 1996, and is a professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, where she directs the Weeks Poetry Series.