Meet Co-Editor-in-Chief, Jessie Christensen

By Sherilyn Stevenson

Getting To Know Jessie  Sherilyn: Your day job? Jessie: I work as a library cataloger in an academic library. I create the metadata that describes books that are in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian so people can find them in the library’s catalog. I love working with books and information and I love that my …

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Interview with Featured Writer Luisa Perkins

By Sandra Clark

We are pleased to introduce our newest Quarter Featured Writer, Luisa Perkins. Luisa Perkins is the author of several books, short stories, and essays. She graduated from BYU and has just completed an MFA inWriting for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is in the middle of her fifth year …

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Segullah Writers’ Retreat Recap

By Leslie Graff

Were you at the Segullah Writers’ Retreat?  I was.  Well, if you weren’t able to make it, I thought I’d fill you in on how it was… and it was, in a word, amazing.  It was a perfect Saturday, filled with delightful company and writing inspiration, not to mention great food. Truly, every person I talked …

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Sharlee Glenn interviews Kerry Spencer

By Maralise Petersen

our contest winner holding her babyKerry Spencer is the winner of the 2005 Heather Campbell Essay Contest for her essay, When Life Begins. Kerry teaches writing at Brigham Young University. She grew up in California and now lives in Utah with her husband and two babies.

Segullah: Tell us a little about yourself. Where have you been, where are you now, and where do you hope to end up?

Kerry: Well, when I was in sixth grade I was 5’10”. That’s huge. But now I’m 6’0″ and hope to stay there.

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