Snow totals have surpassed the 300-inch mark in parts of the high country, and that’s just fine
“Food for Thought” reflects on life experiences through the lens of mind and spirit
In “Food for Thought,” author Jerry Fabyanic presents essays touching on everything from anticipating death to the theological undertones of the Great Pumpkin.
When he started writing a blog, Jerry Fabyanic gravitated toward essays
For a former English teacher, the essay form came instinctively. Then Jerry Fabyanic noticed a connection among his themes that provided the basis for “Food for Thought.”
SunLit Interview: In “Slow Arrow,” Kathryn Winograd wove threads of her mother’s voice
Kathryn Winograd is the author of six books, and her essays have been noted in Best American Essays, and published in numerous journals and anthologies. Her poetry has received three Pushcart Prize nominations and been published in places as diverse as The New Yorker and Cricket Magazine. She currently teaches for Regis University’s Mile High […]
SunLit Excerpt: In “Skyglow,” a look to the heavens for beauty and meaning
“Skyglow” Sometimes, Leonard wakes me at two in the morning to watch the gibbous moon swallowed by Grouse Mountain. On winter nights, moonrise starts left of the butcher’s abandoned camper trailer where once our retired neighbor, vanished now, wiggled his ten blocky fingers at me and said, “Thirty years, and not a one lost.” Leonard […]
For Colorado fence-sitters like me, the coronavirus reinforced a love for our equine companions
After a seven-mile ride in mud and snow, I bring the horses back to the paddock, toss them hay, and sit on the fence. Sitting on the fence is not a metaphor, it is what horse owners do as we watch, contemplate, and maybe – though it seems highly indulgent – cherish our time with […]
We asked you to Write On, Colorado during the coronavirus. You delivered.
This week you’ve heard from virtually the entire staff of The Colorado Sun as we’ve offered a look back, and a look ahead, after one year of the coronavirus. Along the seemingly interminable road, we also wanted to hear from you, our readers. Inspired by the call to write during this pandemic issued by novelist […]
From toys to totems, an exploration of how we perceive — and imitate — the animals around us
Selena Chambers writes fiction and non-fiction from the swampy depths of North Florida. Her most recent work has appeared in such publications as Literary Hub, Luna Luna Magazine, and Beautiful Bizarre. She’s been nominated for several awards including the Hugo and two World Fantasy awards. Jason Heller is a Hugo Award-winning editor (formerly of Clarkesworld […]