Updated: Oct 21
From 23 October through 4 November, we'll post the finalists in this year's Mormon Lit Blitz here on mormonlitlab.org. Join us for a daily poem, essay, or short story and vote for your favorites at the end. This year we're hoping to have a short audio version of each piece as well.
Here are the twelve pieces you can look forward to:
Monday 23 October: “Nexus of Everything,” Merrijane Rice
Tuesday 24 October: “Refried Dreams,” Cristie Cowles Charles
Wednesday 25 October: “Second Coming,” Michael Hicks
Thursday 26 October: “This Time and This Season,” Chanel Earl
Friday 27 October: “The Pear Tree,” Stan Absher
Saturday 28 October: “A Young Mother’s Sacrament,” Emily Harris Adams
Monday 30 October: “Earthworm Lore,” Stan Absher
Tuesday 31 October: “Creature from the Back Lagoon,” Lee Allred
Wednesday 1 November: “Antelife,” Dan Mabee
Thursday 2 November: “The Cost,” Liz Busby
Friday 3 November: “Future Genealogists,” Madison Beckstrand
Saturday 4 November: “Nine Sunsets,” Chanel Earl
Congratulations to the finalists! We are grateful for what you do each year to engage our imaginations and broaden our sense of what is possible in Mormon Literature.