Michelle Garrett Bulsiewicz

Utah author Shannon Hale’s new young adult book is a romantic comedy, musical, fantasy, contemporary with a graphic novel section.
Author Shannon Hale said she received some backlash for including her upbringing in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in her graphic novel memoir series: ‘I was a very religious kid. I prayed constantly. To erase it felt like a lie.’
‘The amount of love we let into our lives and give out in return can define our lives more than our tragedy.’
“I have no plans to return with ‘Fablehaven’,” Brandon Mull said. “But if I come up with a great story, I’ll always be willing to return to that world and those characters.”
In addition to “Tangled,” Dan Haring also did visual effects for “The Lion King 3D,” “The Incredible Hulk” and “Rio 2.” Now, he’s written his first novel, “The Star Shepherd,” which debuts Sept. 10.
The new “Downton Abbey” escape room — the first one NBCUniversal has officially licensed in the world — opened in Salt Lake City on July 13 at The Gateway’s Mystery Escape Room.
After writing nearly 30 romance novels, local author Victoria Helen Stone’s former editor asked her to write a different genre.
On June 24, Gibbs Smith Publishing will be celebrating its 50th anniversary from when it was originally founded in Santa Barbara, California, in 1969.
Ahead of Graeme Simsion’s Salt Lake visit, the author discusses autism and how The King’s English is his “favorite bookstore in the whole world.”
Local young adult fantasy author Emily King went from having her editor reject her book to her face, to having the very same novel come out this June.
After meeting online 10 years ago, local author Christina Hobbs and her co-author Lauren Billings are coming out with their 23rd novel about a honeymoon gone wrong in Hawaii.
Though J.R.R. Tolkien himself stated that his works were “not about modern wars,” the biopic about his life focuses heavily on the author’s experience in World War I.
Shelf Queens author event at the King’s English to celebrate fierce, young adult female protagonists, featuring the authors of four books including Utah native Kiersten White.
After her debut series, “Divergent,” sold millions of copies and turned into multiple major motion pictures, Veronica Roth admits that her newer series “Carve the Mark” was a bit of a disappointment.
Though most people may have heard of the 1989 film starring Julia Roberts, Sally Field and Dolly Parton, “Steel Magnolias” was originally written by Robert Harling as a play, which is now running at the Hale Centre Theatre through June 1.
While on vacation in Idaho, local children’s author Ally Condie saw a rusty old mining ship abandoned in a river, and it inspired the plot of her next young adult novel.
Picture a clean, kid-friendly version of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” with bad graphics, and you’ll get an approximate idea of BYUtv’s newest original series “Dwight in Shining Armor.”
While interning at Shadow Mountain publishing, Tricia Levenseller, now a young adult fantasy author, read a manuscript submission by Charlie Holmberg called “Followed by Frost.”
BYU graduate David Miles and his wife, Stephanie, have started their own publishing company where for every book purchased they will donate a book to a child in need.
Best-selling fantasy author Holly Black started her career writing about fairies with her debut book “Tithe” and later “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” and now has come full circle with her new young adult fantasy series based in the fairy world.
After growing up in Argentina during the military regime of the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, Utah resident Marcia Maidana learned to love books as a form of escape. She never imagined that one day she’d publish a book of her own.
Heather Dixon Wallwork loves every aspect of storytelling, from working as a lead storyboard artist for Disney to writing best-selling middle-grade novels. Her new book tackles a Christmas classic.
Jennifer Armentrout’s surprise best-selling young adult alien novels get a spinoff series beginning with “The Darkest Star.”
Best-selling children’s authors Ally Condie, a Utah native, and Brendan Reichs have come together to write a middle grade horror novel in the vein of “Goonies” and “Stranger Things.”
BYU alumnus Peter Stone has a new young adult spy novel based on his experience interning in Washington, D.C.
The No.1 New York Times best-selling fantasy author Victoria (V.E.) Schwab is showing her range this fall with the release of both a middle grade horror story and an adult science fiction novel.
After growing up in the culturally diverse Bay Area of Northern California, Utah author Karl Beckstrand came to understand the importance of the importance diversity.
Utahn Karson Voiles has made it through Stage 1 in the Las Vegas Finals of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” three times now. In the past, he’s always fallen on the second to last obstacle in Stage 2.
In conjunction with PBS’ “The Great American Read,” KUED is presenting Book Club in a Box to book clubs across Utah.