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Sarah Dunster

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Sarah Dunster is an award-winning poet and fiction writer. Her poems have been published in Dialogue: a Journal of Mormon Thought, Segullah Magazine, Sunstone Magazine and Victorian Violet Press. Her short fiction piece, Back North, is featured in Segullah’s Fall 2011 issue. She is a contributing author to Fire in the Pasture: 21st Century Mormon Poets, and her novel Lightning Tree was released April 10, 2012 by Cedar Fort. Sarah has seven children and loves writing almost as much as she loves being a mom.


At the girls' camp I attended through my jr. high and high school years, we had a tradition that still brings feelings of reverence and a bit of longing when I think of it. We would have campfire every night where all the girls from all over our stake (the regional LDS congregation we belonged to) would gather to laugh and play games and share skits and read "mail" from outside (we had to sing
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Mile 21
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I made a goal, on this blog, one year ago this last January. If you don't count rewrites, I accomplished that goal by November. If you do, I comple... Read more of this blog post »
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Regardless of your preferences as to genre and content, it is impossible to miss the quality of Jovan’s writing. She is clever, coherent, furiously fast-paced and exciting. She uses just the right amount of detail, writes characters that are somehow ...more
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"I would actually give this book 4.5...I was swept up in this story. Although the plot was very original, the writing style is what embraced me. I was enraptured with the dialogue and setting description. The narration propelled the story with subt..." Read more of this review »
Magdalene by Moriah Jovan
"Yep, a Mormon romance novel. And it's definitely not rated G. In fact, I'm pretty sure it's the kind of romance being condemned in Ensign articles like this one. Lucky for me, I didn't read that article (I just googled it) and if you try to read i..." Read more of this review »
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