A Book of Mormon Stories

Reflections on growing up in an alternate reality.

When you’re the only Mormon at a prestigious summer writing workshop, it can be tough to convince your classmates that you already know how to swear.
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Yes, the controversial music video defaces sacred LDS symbols, but in doing so it brings to visceral life the nightmare journey of the apostate.
A recent television series brings a grisly Mormon murder case to life, though questionable renditions of history overshadow its more thoughtful aspects.
Just when you think you’ve found a spot where you can pass for normal, along comes someone who reminds you everything’s relative.
Sometimes another person’s life offers a glimpse down the corridors of an alternate life avoided. That’s the case for me with convicted traitor…
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A typical first novel is a dumping ground for its author’s childhood traumas. The Book of Mormon is no different.
No one is allowed to talk about what happens in a Latter-day Saint temple. This means there’s no good way to prepare yourself for your first trip down…
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