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A zine from the Mariott Library special collection.  (Photo by Palak Jayswal | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Discovering Zines at the Salt Lake City Library’s 11th Annual Alt Press Fest

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer October 21, 2019

Even if you've never read a zine before, chances are you've at least heard the term. Informally, "zine" is something of an umbrella medium for poets, webcomic or underground comic writers, illustrators...

Bowés Favorite Halloween Reads

Bowé’s Favorite Halloween Reads

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer October 17, 2019

  Excited for Halloween? I sure am. Unfortunately, most people would probably find it unacceptably weird of me to don a costume, jump out from behind corners to surprise strangers and dance around...

A stack of formerly banned books available at the Marriott Library. 

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Utah Chronicle).

Banned Books Week — Let’s Keep Our Shelves Controversial

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor September 23, 2019

  Welcome to Banned Books Week across the country — a celebration and observation of literary censorship.  From Sept. 22 through Sept. 28, people all over our nation are speaking out against...

A book with flippin pages

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor September 19, 2019

  While some New Year’s resolutions bite the dust before the first month of the year ends, a few of mine have managed to stay steadfast as 2019 winds into its last stretch. Among various mental...

According to renown projectionist Craig Winslows artist statement to his piece, We are an aggregate of the words we all say. (Courtesy of Love Letters)

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer September 3, 2019

  If an art exhibit dedicated to fonts and letters sounds a little odd, rest assured that it is, but in the most whimsical way imaginable. "Love Letters," a temporary museum being held at the Gateway,...

Photographing the book Mamas Boy by Dustin Lance Black in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor June 11, 2019

  To preface this review, I have to tell you that memoirs are a leap from my regular reading tastes. As someone who is consistently bored by nonfiction and a serial enthusiast of all things fiction,...

Salt Lake City. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

R. B. Scott Shares the Culture of Salt Lake City in His Novel ‘The Mending’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor April 25, 2019

  Author R.B. Scott recently held a book release for his new novel “The Mending” at the King’s English Bookstore here in Salt Lake. Through the closely winding stairs and packed shelves of...

courtesy Pixabay

Instagram Poetry: You Might As Well Accept It

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer April 17, 2019

  Judgment call — minimalist and profound, or formulaic and maudlin? If you’ve run into Rupi Kaur’s “Milk and Honey” or have ever opened Instagram, you’ve probably explored at least...

Ronald B. Scott, who writes by the penname of R.B. Scott
(Photo by Bailey Scott | Courtesy of R.B. Scott)

An Inside Look at the Life of Author R. B. Scott

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor April 16, 2019

  The Life of R. B. Scott Author Ronald B. Scott is a Salt Lake native. Raised in the valley as the oldest of eight, he found himself able to explore the city in different ways. Wandering home...

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Black History: Writers Who Paved the Path

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor February 5, 2019

  In February, we celebrate African-American History Month. Some of the world’s richest and most renowned texts come from eloquent and talented black writers. Through their words, these authors...