Kali Fajardo says her novel “Woman of Light” leans on classic Western film and stands as a paean to her ancestors — and to Denver.
For “Bonnie In-Between,” author Linda L. Osmundson simply recounted and expanded on her childhood experience caught in the middle of a difficult divorce.
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.”
Influenced by Peruvian literary tradition, Claire Ibarra, author of “Fragile Saints,” invoked magical realism and — unexpectedly — colonialism.
“Trees and Other Witnesses” author Kathy Taylor explains how an appreciation for nature, and a background living in other countries,, combined to produce standalone stories with some common threads.
Author Gini Rifkin’s historical romance “Undercover Outlaw” takes place in 1888, but the pervasiveness of human trafficking moved her to include a hotline number.
Author Joan Jacobson selected some diverse, pivotal Colorado figures. Then she created a time-travel device that allows them to view their legacies.
With “Dad,” author Bob Seay faced the challenge of relating Alzheimer’s devastating impacts with respect while acknowledging its toll on an entire family.
Author Jeanette Minniti began her novel “The Only Way Home” in a writing class, where it developed into historical fiction and a coming of age story.
From hatching ideas to typing a novel on calculator tape, “Sister Liberty” author Gregory Hill reveals his quirks — maybe with tongue in cheek.