SALT LAKE CITY — Leo Paur grew up fighting. Every time a challenge would come his way, he felt obligated to respond. None of his siblings reacted the same way, but for Paur, fighting was second-nature. “It was just the way (I) did things,” he said. Continue reading “25 years later, the surprising parallels between ‘Rigoletto’s’ writer and its main character”
Devery Anderson is the marketing manager for Signature Books and the author/editor of several books, including the forthcoming “Salt Lake School of the Prophets: 1867-1883” (Signature Books, 2018). Continue reading “10 questions with Devery Anderson”
I recently had the privilege to interview bestselling author Brandon Sanderson for the 10th anniversary of the final volume in the first “Mistborn” trilogy. Continue reading “10 questions with Brandon Sanderson”
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is publishing a new official history in four volumes. The first volume, “Saints: The Standard of Truth: 1815-1846” is being released today.
Matt Grow, Director of the Church’s Publications Division and volume editor for “Saints” joins FromtheDesk.org for an exclusive interview. Continue reading “‘Saints’ editor discusses new history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints”
SALT LAKE CITY — Sometimes, good things come out of unexpected places. In the case of a popular podcast produced by two Utah TV fans, that unexpected place was a shared distaste for a Netflix show. Continue reading “Meet the two Utah women who can’t stop talking about their favorite Hallmark movies”
I recently had the privilege to interview Rachel Wagner and Amber Nielsen, the two women behind the Hallmarkies Podcast. Continue reading “10 questions with Hallmarkies Podcast”
In March 2018, I had the privilege to interview Jonathan Stapley.
Stapley is the author of “The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology” (Oxford University Press).
Brian Bird is the Executive Producer and Co-Creator of “When Calls the Heart,” and co-author of “When God Calls the Heart.”