SunLit Interviews

The internment camp story has been told — but these Colorado authors examined what happened after

Denny Dressman and the late John Elliff had collaborated before on World War II history. This time they told the stories of Japanese Americans who built amazing lives after the camps.

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Jodi Bowersox chose an interesting partner for collaboration: a character from one of her earlier books

She altered her own literary voice and dialed up the humor to match her fictitious co-author -- and even gave her top billing

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Here’s how “The Martian” — and a chat with a super-agent — propelled a Colorado author to craft his novel

After experimenting with attempts to write a compelling beginning, Todd Fahnestock waited years for the inspiration to expand it. Finally, it arrived.

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A Colorado-born tale of the zombie apocalypse details a feast of the undead — with a side of ethics

Philosopher/educator Bryan Hall, a dedicated horror fan, coaxes us to re-examine what’s moral, deal with evolving zombies and consider an upside-down political landscape

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This Colorado poet found inspiration in everything around her — even cactus spines — to assemble “Naked for Tea”

Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer explores vulnerability and "the invitation to say yes to the world as it is" in her latest collection

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Could two authors in scientific fields make the switch to writing fiction? And could they do it together?

Those were the questions facing longtime couple Carl and Jane Bock as they retired from academia and turned their attention to mysteries

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Earning the trust of a heroic woman World War II pilot proved challenging for a Colorado author

Sarah Byrn Rickman has spent 30 years chronicling the lives and aviation careers of the unsung WASP pilots. This no-nonsense character was different.

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Pondering the what-ifs during his drilling career led a Colorado author to let them play out in his novel

Decades in the energy industry and a stint as a teacher informed J.A. Turley's approach to mixing technical subjects with accessible storytelling