Author Paulla Hunter’s experience with the Cheyenne Frontier Days celebration and rodeo provided inspiration and setting for her novel “Rough Ride.”
Colorado author Sean Eads had resisted setting his fiction in his native Kentucky. His novel “Confessions” allowed him to face down the uneasiness of his past.
Author Matt Vincent’s upbringing on the Eastern Plains added to his fascination with local lore that eventually became the short story collection “Wild Times and True Tales from the High Plains.”
Chuck Greaves missed his protagonist from his mystery series, and so the latest Jack MacTaggart novel was born. Not exactly L.A. Noir, Greaves sets it in the evocative locale of the city’s Chinatown.
Novelist Christina Holbrook’s romance “All the Flowers of the Mountain” eventually would win a Colorado Book Award. But she didn’t have time to play the publishing game.
Will Betke-Brunswick’s graphic memoir “A Pros and Cons List for Strong Feelings” juxtaposes their mother’s humor amid an ultimately fatal illness while also examining “messy life happening”
High school teacher Nathanial White’s first novel, “Conscious Designs,” addresses both philosophical and very personal issues through science fiction/fantasy.
Author Barbara Nickless learnd that the theft of antiquities can lead to engaging narrative — and the opportunity for murder that drives her latest novel, “Dark of Night.”
With “Finding Querencia,” author Harrison Candelaria Fletcher addresses the idea of belonging that hit home for him when his daughter gave voice to his own questions.
Author Rachel King explains how the short stories of “Bratwurst Haven” examine Western identity and look at how exile affects adults plus the long-term impact of short-term connections.