Fridays at Noon in the HBLL Auditorium
Fridays at Noon in the HBLL Auditorium


Portrait of Emily Ruskovich

Emily Ruskovich — April 2, 2021

Emily Ruskovich grew up on Hoodoo Mountain in the Idaho Panhandle. She is the author of the novel IDAHO, which ...
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Portrait of Paul Harding

Paul Harding — February 12, 2021

Paul Harding is the author of two novels, Tinkers, which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and Enon. He ...
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Portrait of Douglas Stuart

Douglas Stuart — February 5, 2021

Douglas Stuart is a Scottish-American author. His debut novel, Shuggie Bain, won the 2020 Booker Prize. It was a finalist ...
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Portrait of Kristen Chandler

Kristen Chandler — November 6, 2020

Kristen Chandler is the author of Thief of Happy Endings and the award-winning Girls Don’t Fly and Wolves, Boys, and ...
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Portrait of Yamile Said Méndez

Yamile Saied Méndez — October 16, 2020

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American who loves meteor showers, summer, astrology, and pizza. She lives in Utah ...
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Portrait of Jack Harrell

Jack Harrell — October 9, 2020

Jack Harrell grew up in southeastern Illinois and moved west to Utah in 1981, where he joined The Church of ...
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Portrait of Allison K. Hymas

Allison K. Hymas – February 28, 2020

Allison K. Hymas received both her Bachelors of Arts in English and her Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing ...
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Matt Mendez – November 15, 2020

Matt Mendez is the author of Barely Missing Everything, his YA debut novel, and the short story collection Twitching Heart.  ...
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Kirstin Chen – January 31, 2020

Kirstin Chen‘s second novel, Bury What We Cannot Take, was named a best book of the year by Entropy, Popsugar, ...
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Portrait of Courtney Craggett

Courtney Craggett – January 24, 2020

Courtney Craggett holds a PhD in English with specializations in creative writing and multi-ethnic American literature from the University of ...
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