Tag: personal essay

Still and Small

By J Washburn I STEPPED OUT the front door sporting a long black coat and one white earbud, my breath turning to fog in the morning air. Twenty minutes of audiobook transfusion awaited me. But as I lingered on the first stair, finger hovering over the play button, a thought came to me: I should …

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2013 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest

Sunstone invites writers to enter the 2013 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest, made possible by the Eugene and Charlotte England Education Fund. In the spirit of Gene’s writings, entries should relate to Latter-day Saint experience, theology, or worldview. Essays, without author identification, will be judged by noted Mormon authors and professors of literature. Winners …

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The Saga of Beef Gone Bad

By Lisa Torcasso Downing Lisa Torcasso Downing resides and writes in Heath, Texas. She is fiction editor for both Sunstone and Irreantum. Her fiction has been featured in Dispensation: Latter-day Fiction and The Best of Mormonism 2009. She is presently working on a novel and a short story collection.   I cooked roast beef today, …

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