The Association for Mormon Letters will present two lifetime achievement awards at the Mormon Scholars in the Humanities Conference Banquet on March 23, held at the Brigham Young University Skyroom Restaurant, 6:30-8:30 pm. Lavina Fielding Anderson will be presented with the Smith-Pettit Foundation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Mormon Letters, and Robert Kirby will be presented with the Association for Mormon Letters Lifetime Achievement Award. Both authors will be attending the conference in person. There will also be one panel dedicated to each awardee as part of the MSH Conference, held in the afternoon of March 23, before the award ceremony.
Lavina Fielding Anderson
The panel “Lavina Fielding Anderson and Mormon Literature” will be held on March 23, 3:00-4:30, at the Education in Zion Theater in the Joseph F. Smith Building (JFSB) at BYU. The panel will include John Bennion, Dennis Clark, Susan Elizabeth Howe, Bruce Jorgensen, Ross Peterson, and Lavina Fielding Anderson.
Lavina Fielding Anderson has used her extraordinary intellect and talent as a writer and editor to create and promote Mormon literature and letters throughout her long, distinguished career. Continue Reading →