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A rite of initiation provides a violent — but welcome — admission to an eternal bond

In this excerpt from "You Who Enter Here," author Erika T. Wurth introduces us to the prison gang culture so coveted by the protagonists of her novel

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A New Mexico sabbatical provided opportunity for research on Native gangs, and a start to a Colorado author’s novel

Erika T. Wurth knew her book was dark, and publishers initially shied away. But now she welcomes a "Native Renaissance."

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An El Salvadoran refugee family sparks a Colorado author to reflect on the impact of childhood memories

Kelsey Freeman spent weeks talking to migrant families who'd left their homes, and often gang violence, to face a difficult and uncertain journey to the U.S.

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