We call upon you in the arts, you my precious brothers and sisters, to expand your vision of what can be done. If we're going to fill the world with goodness and truth then we must have artists who are worthy to receive inspiration so they can bless the lives of our Heavenly Father and [...]


If you haven’t yet made it over to Wilderness Interface Zone for the second annual Spring Poetry Runoff, you should check it out. At last count, Patricia has 23 poems from 13 different poets lined up. The runoff is going to go well in to late April this year. via Spring poetry, Writers for Young [...]


This is the time, brothers and sisters, to make our voices heard. In the media today, as we would look at it from any vantage point, I think we'd have to say that Lucifer's influence has a far more dominant influence than the Lord's. We are in a war. This war is the same that [...]


Poetess. Prophetess. Priestess. Presidentess. These are all words Jill Mulvay Derr and Karen Lynn Davidson used to describe Eliza R. Snow at an event Friday, Nov. 20, in the Sons of the Utah Pioneers building to celebrate the release of "Eliza R. Snow: The Complete Poetry." via MormonTimes


Brigham Young sent a fiddler with each wagon train for that very purpose—so the travelers could dance, turn their hearts toward each other, and strengthen the social fabric of which they were part. via Meridian Magazine


We don’t know exactly who wrote the words or music to “How Firm a Foundation,” one of the most beloved hymns of the past 200 years, but we do know that its message of hope in the present and faith in the future is both timely and timeless. During the American Civil War, people on [...]


“Most poets can’t read their own writing.”  Leslie Norris said this as we mulled over a reading we’d attended the night before.  He wasn’t speaking just about Mormon poets, though most poets reading at the previous night’s gathering had been Mormon.  He meant poets generally. from A Motley Vision More…


PROVO — A Brigham Young University English professor was recently honored as the first-place winner of a national poetry contest and was also named Professor of the Year by faculty and students in his program. From Deseret News More…


Discovering chiasmus in the Book of Mormon 41 years ago changed John W. Welch's life. It also changed the way many people look at the scripture sacred to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From Mormon Times More…


Javen Tanner runs the theatre department at the Waterford School in Salt Lake City and guest teaches an acting class at Brigham Young University. He majored in theatre and English at BYU, and later received a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from The Old Globe in San Diego. More… From Meridian Magazine

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