Tess Hilmo drafts for With a Name Like Love, 2008-2011
Scope and Contents
Materials include twelve drafts of Hilmo's book, With a Name Like Love. These drafts all contain comments and notes from various sources. Dated 2008-2011.
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Tess Hilmo papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Tess Hilmo retains copyright for the Tess Hilmo papers.
Tess Hilmo (1968- ) is a Latter-day Saint author in Utah.
Tess Hilmo was born in 1968 and she grew up in the suburbs of Southern California. She is now married and living in Utah with her husband and their three children.
Tess attended Brigham Young University where she studied Communications and married her college sweetheart. After college she got a job working for a local television station’s marketing department. During this job her husband got accepted to medical school in California.
In California, Tess worked for an insurance company and during this time she was put on bed-rest with her second child. While on bed-rest, she got tired of watching television and started reading and writing again. She even wrote a song called Lead Me On and her mother encouraged her to write a story that would go with that song. Her first novel is With a Name Like Love featuring her original song Lead Me On.