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Ashmae Hoiland, Panel Discussion and Book Signing

Please join us Thursday, November 3rd at 7 pm, to welcome Ashley Mae Hoiland, author of One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly, for a panel discussion of her wonderful and innovative new book.

Published by the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, One Hundred Birds is a collection of exquisite poetry and prose paired with original artwork by the author. 

Acclaimed historian (and editor of Eliza R. Snow: The Complete Poetry) Jill Mulvay Derr describes the book:

"The spare words make their own music while simple line drawings accentuate the poet’s artistry. Hoiland’s reflections are very female and very Mormon, but she sounds a universal ring in her struggle to find God and embrace all God’s children in a world that ‘both is and is not perfect.’ There is wonder here, and wholeness and holiness, that carries the reader into his or her own soul.”

Ashmae received bachelor's and master's degrees in art and poetry from BYU, and will be joined at this event by the following panelists:

-Kimberly Johnson, Author of Uncommon Prayer: Poems
-Kristin L. Matthews, Associate Professor of English, Brigham Young University
-Jason A. Kerr, Assistant Professor of English, Brigham Young University
-Blair Hodges (moderator), Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

Earlier Event: October 27
Joseph Spencer - Isaiah in Nephi
Later Event: November 16
Panel Discussion with Scott Hales