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Half the World Away book cover. (Design by Lily Wilson | Courtesy Rebecca Banks)

‘Half the World Away’ is an Atmospheric Debut Romance Novel

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer June 2, 2021

  As an avid bookworm, I pride myself on reading from a variety of perspectives and genres. When I was given the chance to read and review Rebecca Banks' debut novel “Half the World Away” —...

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Mystery Author Gerald Elias is Set to Release Political Thriller ‘The Beethoven Sequence’

By Gabrielle Klinge, Arts Writer August 18, 2020

  Local author, Gerald Elias, is gearing up to release his first political thriller titled “The Beethoven Sequence.” Elias is a well-known writer in Salt Lake City and has authored multiple...

Recipe for Chaos Cover Art (Courtesy of Zack Matheson)

Chaos in Park City: Zack Matheson Writes From What He Knows

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor December 1, 2019

Among the many artists that proudly call Utah their home, there is an incredibly common theme of how their work is drawn from their environment — and not just physically. Though Utah’s landscape inspires...

Wendy Terriens Rampart Guard series (Courtesy of Wendy Terrien)

Artist of the Week: Wendy Terrien

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor November 27, 2019

  Wendy Terrien didn’t always know she was going to be a writer or an author. Growing up, she enjoyed writing stories, but never thought to pursue it as a career. The stigma surrounding a less...

Novel Writing and Getting Published: Goudsmits Path to Authorship

Novel Writing and Getting Published: Goudsmit’s Path to Authorship

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor November 13, 2019

When you pose the question "What makes an artist?" you are bound to get a wide range of answers, depending on who you ask. For those like author Nicholas Goudsmit, the answers is simple. Passion, dedication...

Nicholas Hoult discussing the movie Tolkien at WonderCon 2019. courtesy Flickr.

‘Tolkien’ Falls Short

By Ray H., Arts Writer May 14, 2019

  Warning: This article may contain spoilers. Biographical dramas are as popular as ever these days. For most people, not much is well-known about John Ronald Reuel (J.R.R.) Tolkien's story....

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...

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...