Levi S. Peterson: Mormon Author
Levi S. Peterson is an emeritus professor of English at Weber State University (Utah), an essayist, novelist, and biographer. His books include Aspen Marooned, The Backslider, The Canyons of Grace, Greening Wheat: Fifteen Mormon Short Stories, Night Soil: New Stories, and biography Juanita Brooks: Mormon Woman Historian. His published his autobiography, A Rascal by Nature, A Christian by Yearning, in 2006. “Kid Kirby” won a 2016 Association for Mormon Letters award for best short fiction.
Peterson was raised in Snowflake, Arizona. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.