SunLit Interview: Author Bill Sonn found a “starter drug” in library archives
The writer of the nonfiction "Something Like Treason" came across a trove of documents on an Army unit for misfits that led to his obsession with their story
SunLit Special: “Something Like Treason” tells a bizarre Colorado-based story of WWII
Author William Sonn examined the true tale of some would-be traitors in a misfit Army unit based near the vaunted Camp Hale in the Colorado mountains
SunLit Special: “Cockeyed Happy” reveals Hemingway’s Wyoming chapters
Author Darla Worden, a longtime Ernest Hemingway fan, delves into the author's trips to her home state and his relationship with second wife Pauline Pfeiffer
SunLit Interview: How a $1 volume of Hemingway’s letters launched Darla Worden’s quest
Like Hemingway, the author traveled the world to pursue her writing. But she found inspiration in the time he spent in her home state of Wyoming.
SunLit Interview: Curious about a peak’s name change, Jeri Norgren set out on a 3-year quest
The author soon became fascinated by the histories behind the 58 Colorado fourteeners -- including still more name changes that continue to this day
Colorado Springs’ America the Beautiful Park was once home to dozens of families. Here’s their story.
The park stands on what used to be the Conejos neighborhood in downtown Colorado Springs, a vibrant and diverse working-class community
SunLit interview: David A. Varel sought to close “gaping chasm” between history and public
In producing his biography of Lawrence Reddick, the author encountered the professional and financial hurdles that many historians face to bring their work into the public eye
SunLit excerpt: “The Scholar and the Struggle” reveals the life and impact of Lawrence Reddick
Author David Varel's biography tracks the work of one of the most important Black intellectuals of the 20th century -- and links his importance to the present day
For the first time, Colorado has a Latina state historian. Here’s what Nicki Gonzales hopes to accomplish.
The Denver native found herself moving east to learn about the West. Now she wants to engage students and others in a more inclusive reading of the state’s complex past.
Silverman: Let’s not hide from the racism in our history. We can learn from it.
Three books shed light on the history of racism in Colorado and the United States
SunLit interview: An inheritance of diaries and journals spurred a years-long pursuit of history
Jeffrey B. Miller's interest in a World War I-era humanitarian aid effort led to his current nonfiction account of the people behind a program that saved millions from starvation
Opinion: Happy sad birthday, America
We can honor history by keeping the Fourth of July real and still finding great things to celebrate
Ku Klux Klan membership records made public in Denver
History Colorado has digitized 1,300 pages of original Ku Klux Klan membership records from 1924 through 1926.
SunLit interview: Raised on Colorado history, Randi Samuelson-Brown gravitated to its notorious elements
Family travels throughout the West piqued her interest. When she started tracking down the stories, one of her biggest challenges was unraveling accepted accounts.
Push to get Colorado’s Amache internment camp a national park designation interrupted by coronavirus
COVID-19 delays have slowed a three-year process that supporters hope will put the Granada War Relocation Center site under federal management
Opinion: 156 years later, we still have much to learn from the Sand Creek Massacre
Colorado has an active volcano, and it’s a big reminder of Mother Nature’s explosive might
Travelers of Interstate 70 see the fossilized flow from the Dotsero volanco beside the road and behold those ominous, red slopes above