Private Collections and Repositories of Mormon Literature
Many books by Mormons (particularly journals and diaries) are located in
permanent, special, and rare book collections:
Conferences, Meetings, and Symposia in which Mormon Literature is regularly
- The Association for Mormon Letters Annual Meeting (late winter of each year,
various Wasatch Front locales)
- The Association for Mormon Letters Writers Conference (late fall of each
year, various Wasatch Front locales)
- Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Conference (fall of each
year, various Rocky Mountain locales)
- Colloquium on Literature and Belief (occasionally, at Brigham Young
- Sunstone Symposium (August of each year, Salt Lake City, Utah)
- Sunstone Symposium West (held in alternate years annually with Sunstone
Symposium East--various locales)
- Sunstone Symposium East (held in alternate years annually with Sunstone
Symposium West--various locales)
- Life, the Universe, and Everything--The BYU Science Fiction Symposium (held
late winter, early spring each year, Wilkinson Center, BYU)
- The Nauvoo Workshop for LDS
Writers (online forum)
Courses Offered in Mormon Literature
Brigham Young University: English 368, "Literature of the Latter-day Saints"
"Literary study of journals, letters, sermons, short stories,
novels, poetry, and drama arising out of the Mormon experience from Joseph
Smith to the present. "
This course is frequently taught by Gideon Burton, Eric Eliason,
John Bennion, and Douglas Thayer.
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