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Nancy Andruk Olson and Her Artwork

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

It is our delight at Segullah to introduce you to the expressive and skilled artist Nancy Andruk Olson. A prize winner in Segullah’s 2020 Art Contest, Nancy’s vivid artwork (in watercolor and in oils) is bold and transcendent. Her images will grace the banners and cyber-pages of Segullah for our Autumn 2020 season. Let’s get …

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Segullah Podcast- Words Fall In- with Rosalyn Eves

By Melonie Cannon

When Rosalyn Eves is not teaching University English, being a Mom and wife, and engaging in the amazing outdoors of Southern Utah, she is writing. Rosalyn is the author of a historical fantasy trilogy which started with the book Blood Rose Rebellion. Lost Crow Conspiracy and Winter War Awakening are the next titles in the …

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Melissa Tshikampabo Kamba: Recognizing the Beauty Within

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

Segullah: Welcome to Segullah, Melissa! We’re excited to highlight your illustrations and share your unique gifts with our readers. First off, can you tell us about your name? Melissa: My name is Melissa Tshikampabo Kamba-Boggs. For my website Tshikamba.com and professional work, I use a shortened version: Tshikamba. That’s pronounced “Chee-Kam-ba.” “Tshika” derives from my …

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Unseen Worlds: Interview with Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell

By Terresa Wellborn

It is my pleasure and privilege to introduce Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell. She is an LDS Haitian-American poet, painter, and short story writer. She is as brilliant as she is charming. Her latest book is the memoir, Unseen Worlds: Adventures at the Crossroads of Vodou Spirits and Latter-Day Saints (Calumet Editions, 2018). It is an intriguing story …

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The New Team of Co-Editors-in-Chief: Linda Hoffman Kimball and Sherilyn Olsen Interview Each Other

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

        Linda Hoffman Kimball: Congratulations, Sherilyn, on your new assignment as Co-Editor-in-Chief for Segullah! We are indebted to the talents and vision of the previous Co-Editor-in-Chief Sandra Jergensen who now has time to focus on her many other creative pursuits, including her own business https://thekitchennatural.com/. We wish her tremendous success and a …

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Interview with Former YW Board Member and Professor, Dr. Rosemary Thackeray

By Sandra Clark

Dr. Rosemary Thackeray was raised in Etna, California, and Morgan, Utah. She attended Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho), Utah State University, and the University of Utah. She also spent a semester in Jerusalem, Israel. Dr. Thackeray is a professor of public health at Brigham Young University. Prior to her appointment at BYU, she worked at the Utah …

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Interview with Featured Writer, Susan Elizabeth Howe

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

  We are pleased to introduce our Quarter Featured Writer, Susan Elizabeth Howe. Susan Elizabeth Howe’s second poetry collection, Salt, was published by Signature Books in 2013. Her first collection, Stone Spirits, won the publication award of the Redd Center for Western Studies. Her poems have recently appeared in Poetry, Pleiades, Atlanta Review, Western Humanities Review, and …

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Interview with Lisa Valentine Clark

By Sandra Clark

Lisa Valentine Clark graduated with a B.S. in English from Brigham Young University. She was part of the sketch comedy/improv troupe “The Garrens” in Provo from 1995-2000, and co-founded the theater-as-improv troupe “The Thrillionaires,” which performs original, improvised plays and musicals in a variety of genres. She starred as “Gracie,” the lead actor of Pretty …

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Words Fall In: Podcast featuring a “Voice from Down Under”

By Melonie Cannon

This episode of the Segullah Writer’s Podcast features Kel Purcill, our resident Aussie writer, describing her life and writing. In this interview, Kel opens up to some hard things that she has experienced. She is always honest, courageous and not afraid to “sit in the mud” and examine everything around her in her search for …

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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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