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FREE Literary Conference

By Kathyrn Lynard

The 2007 Conference of the Association for Mormon Letters (AML) will be held this Saturday, April 7, at the UVSC Computer Science Building in Orem, Utah.

8:30-9:00 am 


9:00-10:00 am

Welcome by AML President Linda Adams 

Plenary Session: “Making Connections, Growing the Field” by Rick Walton

10:15-11:45 am

Choice of sessions: Fostering Artistically Informed Criticisms and Critically Informed Art, Women and Literature, Illustration and the Book, Readings of Creative Works by Mormon Writers.

12:00-2:00 pm

Lunch (fee required)

Business Meeting, Awards, Presidential Address

2:00-3:30 pm

Choice of Sessions: Mormon Film, a History and Discussion; Ethics in Literature; Surveying Children’s Literature; Writing Mormon Culture

3:40-5:00 pm

Choice of Sessions: Clips/Filmscreenings from the Mormon Film Festival, Mormon Literature, Mormon Rhetoric, Readings of Creative Works by Student Writers

6:00 pm

Reception at the Charlotte and Eugene England home: food, and readings by AML award-winning writers

All sessions, including the reception, are free and open to the public.


About Kathyrn Lynard

(Founding Editor) is the author of the memoir The Year My Son and I Were Born (Globe Pequot Press, 2009) and the editor of four published anthologies. She contributes to Mormon forums from Meridian Magazine to Sunstone on a variety of topics including gender issues, disability, mental health, sexuality, family life, and spirituality.

3 thoughts on “FREE Literary Conference”

  1. Can we just show up anytime during the day? Or do we have to register in the morning? Because morning is prime Easter Basket time.


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