Tag Archives: Torrey House Press

Utah Book Award

Here, the official announcement of the Utah Book Awards. Coming in second place to Theresa Jordan’s wonderful “meditation on the search for meaning in an ordinary life” is an honor. 2015 Utah Book Award Winners and Finalists CHILDREN’S LITERATURE Winner: … Continue reading

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A Dairyman’s Lament: Braden Hepner’s PALE HARVEST

When I was in junior high school my family traveled from our home in Farmington, New Mexico to visit my mother’s sister, Marilyn Israelsen. Marilyn and her husband Earl Israelsen lived just north of Logan, Utah. Marilyn was a painter … Continue reading

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Talking Nature and Human Nature: Reading in Provo Canyon

For the Utah Book Festival, Sam and I will be reading with two other Utah Valley writers, Steve Peck and George Handley. October 11 at 1 p.m. [click for a larger image]

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Wile Rides & Wildflowers: Caveat Lector

There’s a very nice review of the book in this morning’s Deseret News (or Deseret Snooze as my friend Elaine Jarvik — their best writer until they downsized her — calls it). As the newspaper always does, it warns potential readers: … Continue reading

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Invitation to a Book Launch: Wild Rides & Wildflowers

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A New Website for Wild Rides and Wildflowers

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Wild Rides and Wildflowers!

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Response to Wild Rides, Wildflowers

Steve Peck, author of the fine novel The Scholar of Moab, has just written this generous account of our manuscript, scheduled for publication by Torrey House Press in March 2014: Following the conversations and adventures of Scott and Sam was a … Continue reading

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Foreword for Wild Rides, Wildflowers

The title promises wild rides and wildflowers; the subtitle announces philosophy and botany with bikes. I’ll let the authors introduce those topics themselves. My task is to provide a little context, especially from the year preceding the events of this … Continue reading

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