Articles By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book
Ian Neligh rode his childhood fascination with heroes and artifacts of the Old West to a year-long project
The award-winning journalist sought to hold up the figures from his youth against modern versions of bounty-hunters, brand inspectors and bare-knuckled brawlers
In "The Secrets of Lost Stones," elements of her work with abused and neglected kids coalesce around the story of one girl's search for family
For author Paula L. Silici, the trials of a family move made her wonder: What would Jessie Driscoll do?
Silici's thought exercise helped her channel the Old West heroine's feeling of helplessness while on the run from the law in "Wanted"
Mary Taylor Young sorted through lots of camp archives, and the memories of third- and fourth-generation Cheleys, to put together a history that touched thousands of campers
The author also found that her own addiction to social media became a major impediment to getting her work done on "Fake"
Colorado co-authors wrote parallel storylines in “Light in the Shadows” — reflecting their individual interests
Linda Lafferty's love of art history and Andy Stone's experience with present-day fiction had one final hurdle: How to knit the two plots together?
Carol Berg, writing as Cate Glass, is a multiple CBA winner for fantasy. But she does extensive research to ground her characters in the trappings of their historical period.
Coloradan Connie Shoemaker had stories to tell after years of international travel and work with immigrants
In "Taste the Sweetness Later," the author employs "immersive journalism" to chronicle the lives of two Muslim women through 300 hours of interviews
At first, Lija Fisher took great liberties with the creatures, but soon learned there's a whole field -- cryptozoology -- that takes them seriously, and can be a "gateway science" for kids