Letters to a Leaving Mormon

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Letters to a Leaving Mormon, is a collection of essays written for those who've left the Mormon faith, are contemplating leaving, or desire a deeper understanding of the journey. With empathy, the Ashley Mae Hoiland candidly navigates the challenges, joys, and moments of clarity that accompany the path beyond a faith once deeply embraced. These essays, drawn from deep and personal experience, serve as a beacon for fellow travelers, providing solace, comprehension, and a sense of unity as they navigate the uncharted terrain of rebuilding a new life beyond Mormonism's borders.


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Ashley Mae Hoiland is the author of One Hundred Birds Taught Me To Fly, published by the Maxwell Institute, and A New Constellation, published by BCC Press. She is a finalist for both books in the AML Awards, a finalist in the category of “Spirituality” in the National Foreword Reviews, and nominated for a Small Press Pushcart Prize. She holds a BFA in painting and an MFA in poetry from Brigham Young University. She served an LDS mission in Uruguay and currently resides in Utah with her husband, three children and a multitude of animals. She teaches online writing classes, paints, and is finishing a collection of poetry.