Category Archives: mormon

When Michael Hicks spoke at Benchmark Books in Salt Lake City about The Mormon Tabernacle Choir: A Biography, he sought to answer the top questions he’d been asked about his book. What were the burning questions that inquiring minds wanted … Continue reading

Kirtland Temple: The Biography of a Shared Mormon Sacred Space by David J. Howlett has received the Smith-Pettit Best Book Award from the John Whitmer Historical Association (JWHA). The award was announced at the JWHA’s annual meeting, which was held … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is welcoming the Journal of Mormon History as the newest addition to the journals program. The Mormon History Association (MHA) is currently in its 50th year and the Journal of Mormon History is celebrating 41 … Continue reading

The Mormon History Association annual conference took place in Provo, Utah, June 4 to 7, 2015. Acquisitions editor Dawn Durante attended and shares her impressions. In 1965, the Mormon History Association (MHA) was founded under the leadership of historian and … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Kirtland Temple: The Biography of a Shared Mormon Sacred Space by David J. Howlett received the Best First Book Award from the Mormon History Association. The award was announced at the Mormon History Association … Continue reading

Author Michael Hicks will be signing copies of his book The Mormon Tabernacle Choir:  A Biography at BookExpo America on Thursday, May 28 at 11am EDT. BookExpo America (BEA) is North America’s largest gathering of book trade professionals attracting an … Continue reading

Christine Talbot is an assistant professor of women’s studies at the University of Northern Colorado. She answered our questions about her UIP book A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890. Q: How did the geographic separation of Mormonism … Continue reading

Mormon-Chronicles reports that W. Paul Reeve’s Making Space on the Western Frontier: Mormons, Minors, and Southern Paiutes won a Best First Book award from the Mormon History Association.      

Steve Evans, writing for the Mormon site By Common Consent, interviews University of Illinois Press author Eric Eliason about his new book The J. Golden Kimball Stories. In his introduction to the interview, Evans says, “the book is a great read and can … Continue reading