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Fuller’s Book Recommendations for a Perpetually Bookish Summer

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer May 1, 2022

  As the weather tends toward warming up and things get more relaxed, there is always time for a good book. Everything from thrillers, urban fantasies, beloved poems and contemporary works can...

Endless Love by Fredrik Kleppe (Courtesy WBUR-FM)

A Book or Two: Healthy Depictions of Non-Monogamous Relationships in Books

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer May 1, 2022

  Having heard of the concept of polyamory from friends and those in literary circles, I was shocked to find that representation of these relationships in literature was so readily available and...

The cast of Matilda Jr. singing The Smell of Rebellion at Kingsbury Hall. (Courtesy Todd Collins Photography)

‘Matilda Jr.’ Displays the Importance of Theatre by Young Performers

By Evan K. Beesley, Arts Writer March 27, 2022

  Based on the classic story by Roald Dahl, the University of Utah’s Youth Theatre production of "Matilda Jr." at Kingsbury Hall, follows a young, special girl named Matilda who uses her miraculous...

The Banning of ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

By India Bown, Arts Writer September 27, 2021

Roots in History As books are reviewed annually, the controversy over classic literature continues as books are banned from being read in schools. One of those on the list, "To Kill A Mockingbird," is...

The Anthropocene Reviewed book cover. (Courtesy Penguin Random House)

‘The Anthropocene Reviewed’ Embraces Radical Hope

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer September 18, 2021

  John Green is a novelist, podcaster, essayist and one-half of the YouTube channel "vlogbrothers." His latest release, a collection of essays, titled "The Anthropocene Reviewed," is a reflection...

Cover of Crown Prince: Book One of New Blood. (Courtesy Amazon)

Salt Lake’s W.D. Kilpack III Named Sinister Soup’s Author of the Month

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 8, 2021

  For W.D. Kilpack III, writing is old hat. Receiving his first publication credit at age nine and completing his first fantasy novel at 12, Kilpack is a seasoned pro at spinning stories. It is...

What Kind of Woman cover art. (Courtesy Joanne ONeill)

Kate Baer’s ‘What Kind of Woman’ is a Poetic Revolution for Motherhood

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer April 27, 2021

  Kate Baer’s debut poetry collection “What Kind of Woman” was released in November 2020 to the delight of poets, readers and those who identify with labels such as "mother" and "woman."...

The McElroy Brothers (Courtesy the McElroy Family)

The McElroy Family’s Prevalence in the World of Podcasting

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor February 24, 2021

  If you are someone who has explored the world of podcasts, there’s no doubt that you’ve stumbled across, if not become obsessed with, the McElroy brothers. The three siblings — Justin,...

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Pop Cultured: The Importance of LGBTQ+ Narratives in YA Literature

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer February 5, 2021

  For many, reading offers escapism, new points of view and brilliant displays of art as a revolutionary source for change of all varieties. This is true for avid bookworms and those who occasionally...