In “Babies Don’t Make Small Talk,” author Julie Vick helps identify personality types that struggle with social situations of parenthood — and then adds comic relief.
In “Again and Again,” Chloe, a terminal cancer patient in Juliet Wittman’s novel, wrestles with surreal impacts of treatment as well as her anger and loneliness.
This excerpt from Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s novel “Woman of Light” introduces protagonist Luz Lopez ;and her family in the vivid light of 1930s Denver.
Kathy Taylor’s short story “Tree of the Little Hands” describes a couple carving out a life and a family — in the shadow of a tree.
In “Dad,” a novel that draws from the author’s experience, a family wrestles with a parent prone to taking off across the country.
Author Gregory Hill’s novel “Sister Liberty” explores the bargain of belonging amid the strange and staid, 19th-century fictional town of Solemn, Indiana.
In “Striking Range,” the seventh Mattie Cobb mystery, author Margaret Mizushima launches a cold-case investigation that hits close to home for her protagonist.
“Rise of the Red Hand,” the young adult novel by Olivia Chada, seeks to put the threats posed by climate change into a global context through science fiction/fantasy.
The University of Denver’s Prison Arts Initiative worked across nine DOC facilities to produce the anthology “Tell It Slant,” a Colorado Book Awards finalist.
In this heart-wrenching excerpt, the author and her partner settle in for a working residency, knowing their time together has been cut short.