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Literary Arts | 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 […]

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Cracking the Mo-Lit Nut: Interview with Publisher Christopher Bigelow, Zarahemla Books

Is there a market for Mormon literature even among the LDS? Is the goal of writers who, with apologies to Emily Dickinson, see “Mormonly” to seed crossover work for those outside the tradition, or, like the once thriving Yiddish press that spawned Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer, simply write and publish […]