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21st Century Mormon Lyricisms

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I originally read this essay, in which I officially announced the publication of Fire in the Pasture, at the 2011 conference of the Association for Mormon Letters, held March 26, 2011. I read and commented on several poems in part II of the essay, but I’m not transcribing those readings here; if you’d like to hear them, you can listen… Read more »

Fleshing Out a Sublime Flatness: Willie DeFord’s “St. Teresa of Avila as Middle Manager”

Anthology Poet Highlight 18/82: William DeFord, “St. Teresa of Avila as Middle Manager” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] This is me, reading and briefly commenting on Willie’s poem the day I broke Fire in the Pasture on the world. Willie is Sally’s beau. They live and write and play music together somewhere in Colorado. And, coincidentally (or not),… Read more »