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Blog will host 'blitz' of Mormon literature

Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Feb. 9 2012 5:00 a.m. MST

From Feb. 15 to 29, Mormon Artist magazine will be posting one short story, poem or personal essay a day (except for Sundays) as part of Mormon Lit Blitz on mormonartist.net" TARGET="_blank">href="http://mormonartist.net/blog/">mormonartist.net. At the end of the blitz, readers are encouraged to vote for the entry they liked the best; the winning author will be awarded a Kindle loaded with works of Mormon literature.

The entries were selected from almost 200 from four different countries. They were written to appeal broadly to LDS audiences, particularly committed members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Among the finalists are Kathryn Lynard Soper, author of the award-winning "The Year My Son and I Were Born"; Wm. Henry Morris, founder of A Motley Vision and co-editor of "Monsters & Mormons"; and Deja Earley, Marilyn Nielson and Jonathan Penny, three poets whose work can be found in "Fire in tmormonartist.net" TARGET="_blank">href="http://mormonartist.net/blog/">mormonartist.net. At the end of the blitz, readers are encouraged to vote for the entry they liked the best; the winning author will be awarded a Kindle loaded with works of Mormon literature.

The entries were selected from almost 200 from four different countries. They were written to appeal broadly to LDS audiences, particularly committed members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Among the finalists are Kathryn Lynard Soper, author of the award-winning "The Year My Son and I Were Born"; Wm. Henry Morris, founder of A Motley Vision and co-editor of "Monsters & Mormons"; and Deja Earley, Marilyn Nielson and Jonathan Penny, three poets whose work can be found in "Fire in the Pasture: Twenty-First Century Mormon Poets."

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