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By Association for Mormon Letters

Winter Issue of Irreantum Released

SPRINGVILLE, UTAH -- The nonprofit Association for Mormon Letters is pleased to announce publication of the winter 2000-2001 issue of IRREANTUM, our literary quarterly devoted to exploring fiction, drama, poetry, and other literature BY or ABOUT Mormons. This 128-page issue is mostly devoted to speculative fiction (science fiction and fantasy), featuring a cover interview with novelist Dave Wolverton, six works of speculative fiction, and two essays assessing the Mormon speculative fiction experience. This issue also features an interview with Mormon short story writer Mary Clyde, who recently won the Flannery O'Connor Award and whose collection of short stories, SURVIVAL RATES, has just been released in paperback by Norton.

Following is the issue's full table of contents. If you would like to order a copy of this issue, send a check for $4 (postage is included) to AML, 262 S. Main St., Springville, UT 84663. For a four-issue subscription, send $12. For more information about the Association for Mormon Letters and IRREANTUM magazine, visit .

Spring 2000-2001 contents: Editorial: Many Modes of Mormon Expression, Scott R. Parkin News of the Association for Mormon Letters Interviews Dave Wolverton Mary Clyde Essays "Nietzsche Was Right" and Other Pitfalls in Depicting Evil in Fiction, Lee Allred Fantastic Journeys: Mormon Authors Say Faith Informs Their Science Fiction, Kimberly Winston Fiction And All Our Banners Flying, M. Shayne Bell The Glowing, Thom Duncan Dead People, Russell William Asplund Holy Wars: Book One of Sergeyev's Covenant, Diann Thornley Take out the Trash, Melva L. Gifford For the Strength of the Hills, Lee Allred Poetry The Missionary's Return, Michael R. Collings Celebration, Michael R. Collings Christ of Universe, Michael R. Collings *Blothisojan, Michael R. Collings Positronic Love Affair, Linda Paulson Adams Madwoman's Bane, Linda Paulson Adams Breadcrumbs, Jane D. Brady Summer, Darlene Young How to Make a Dragon, Sapphire Hodges Sin and Simile, Gideon Burton Reviews Disoriented, Michael Ritchey Reviewed by Preston Hunter Enchantment, Orson Scott Card Reviewed by D. Michael Martindale Ingathering: The Complete People Stories, Zenna Henderson Reviewed by Preston Hunter The Gathering Storm, Kenneth R. Tarr Reviewed by Jeff Needle Selected Recent Releases Mormon Literary Scene AML-List Highlights


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