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Prose Contest Winner

Featured image: Linda Hoffman Kimball’s, “Zion’s Bright Trio”   First Place Prose   Life After Death  by Christy Crowe Hughes   It should have been a dream come true, and in a way it was. Three years ago I found myself at what my sons agree is the best place on earth: Disneyland. Friends had …

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Announcing the Segullah 2020 Visual Arts Contest Winners

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 Segullah Visual Arts Contest! Segullah’s 2020 1st Place Visual Arts Winner is “Prayer of the Heart” by Brooke L. Bowen.   In “The Prayer of the Heart” Segullah’s Art Board was impressed with its striking composition, the grace and sophistication of the human form, the …

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2019 Spring Journal With Contest Winners: Editor’s Note & Table of Contents

By Sherilyn Stevenson

  Editor’s Note Welcome to our stunning Spring journal which showcases the latest contributions of fine artists and women affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In addition to Linda’s interview with Mormon Studies author and scholar, Fara Sneddon, and her subsequent essay, this issue features the winning pieces from our 2019 …

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2019 Visual Arts Contest Winners

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

The Segullah Art Board is thrilled to present the winners and honorable mentions for this year’s very competitive visual arts segment of the annual Contest. Our nets were full of amazing catches, and selection was very difficult. We thank all those who entered the visual arts component of the contest this year and encourage them …

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Interview with Featured Artist Abigail Muldowney

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

Abigail Muldowney is our Featured Artist for Summer 2018. Congratulations on winning the Honorable Mention in our 2018 Segullah Fine Art and Writing Contest, Abby! We were transfixed by your luxuriant black and white photography. Your work is powerful, compelling and richly evocative. What a startling and delightful surprise to discover that you are the …

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Honorable Mention Prose: “Name Calling” by Jenn Lee Smith

By Jenn Lee Smith

“Her name is ‘Jenny’,” MaMa said, pronouncing my name in a way I would soon recognize as the sound people make in this new country. We were going fast inside an American car, driven proudly by an auntie I’d seen back home in Taiwan. MaMa sat in the front passenger seat, her eyes alive with …

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Honorable Mention Visual Arts: “God’s Generosity” by Abigail Muldowney

ARTIST STATEMENT While holding a camera you come across the fascinating and often accidental messiness of humanity and nature that can create beautiful images. Beauty is not found in perfection but in the dirty, abandoned, well worn, odd, accidental, and even sad. Why should the sham of photoshopped bodies be what we find beautiful?  Glamour doesn’t …

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Honorable Mention Poetry: Before

By Faith Kershisnik

                          Before materiality, they knew                           what it was like to be trapped inside matter.                                 …

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Honorable Mention Poetry: On Bornholm

I look for stipples of myself in white-washed, rough-walled rundkirker, where infant ancestors were baptized in stone fonts next to Viking steles. I listen for echoes of my pulse between the pooled velvet of wheat fields and the Baltic kissing the feet of island pines. Velkommen til Bornholm. Cornflowers twine the sign for Arnager —no …

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