Announcement: Association for Mormon Letters Conference

The Association for Mormon Letters will hold its annual conference on April 21st at Utah Valley University’s Student Center. The theme of the conference is: “Going Forth Into All the World: Mormon Literature in an International Church.” The keynote speaker will be Elder John H. Groberg, Emeritus Seventy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, whose LDS mission to Tonga was the subject of the film The Other Side of Heaven. Panelists will discuss various authors and LDS film and literature throughout the world, or read poetry/personal essays..
The AML annual meeting is free to the public, though subscriptions to its literary magazine, Irreantum, are available, as are memberships.
Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. in the UVU Student Center by Center Stage..
There will be a luncheon at 1:00 p.m., during which the 2011 AML awards for writing in various genres will be announced. Seating for the luncheon is limited, so tickets should be ordered ahead of time. They may be purchased via paypal at

Author: Mahonri Stewart

Mahonri Stewart is a national award winning playwright and screenwriter who resides in La Mesa, CA, with his wife Anne and their two children, where he teaches English and Humanities at High Tech High International. Mahonri recently received his MFA from Arizona State University's Dramatic Writing program and received his Bachelor's in Theatre Arts from Utah Valley University. He currently teaches Written Communications and Humanities at Provo College, and Playwriting/Dramatic Literature at Pioneer High School for the Arts. Mahonri has had over a about 20 of his plays produced by theatre venues and organizations such as Utah Valley University, Zion Theatre Company, BYU Experimental Theatre Company, Art City Playhouse, the Little Brown Theatre, Arizona State University's Binary Theatre, and the Off Broadway Theatre in Salt Lake City. In addition to the Arts, Theatre/Film, and Literature, Mahonri also loves superheroes, board games, lasagna (with cottage cheese, not ricotta!), and considers himself an amateur Mormon History buff.