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SunLit Excerpt: “Pieces of Everyone, Everywhere” digs deep, but carefully, into Denver history

This short story from the collection "Denver Noir" revolves around a young person at work exhuming bodies from a cemetery that became Cheesman Park

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Humanity and nature, mother and son, fulfillment and regret — a field guide

In a short story from her debut collection, author Emily Wortman-Wunder melds her love of wildlife and short fiction into a heart-wrenching meditation

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Tracing the arc of her life, Emily Wortman-Wunder explores the intersection of nature, humanity

In "Not a Thing to Comfort You," the author draws on her greatest personal challenge: Raising her children to love nature while honoring their suburban lifestyle

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Colorado author Jennifer Wortman compiled her short story collection around themes of love

Depression also became an unconscious theme, though the author found that it had particular resonance among readers

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A Colorado author set out to paint a picture of the Midwest. He used the ritual surrounding tornadoes as his brush.

Mark Pleiss also felt the influence of his background in Spanish literature, Tommy Lee Jones' voice and the RTD bus line between Denver and Boulder

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