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From Cyclops to a woman literally disappearing in the mist, a Colorado author explores the meaning of home

In "Awayland," Ramona Ausubel also tackles love and loneliness, and explains why Cyclops is not "the worst guy on the internet"

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A Colorado author sought to add context to the Gold King Mine disaster. What he found was unexpected.

"Piecing together the history of the Gold King Mine was especially interesting, because it hadn’t really been done before," Jonathan Thompson said

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SunLit interview: Environmental crisis, devastating violent acts of a shared history propelled poet Camille Dungy

The CSU professor's collection "Trophic Cascade" explores "the overlap between the human world and the greater than human world"

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SunLit interview: She finished her autobiography on her 75th birthday, thanks to her husband’s “bucket list”

Author Joan C. Lieberman tells the wrenching story of growing up with a mother who had paranoid schizophrenia. She couldn't bring herself to re-read her first draft describing the time her mother tried to kill her.

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SunLit: Author drew inspiration for novel from dream flirtation, real-life bone cancer battle

It took 10 years, and a lot of "cry-typing," for Sara Jade Alan to bring her young adult fiction to life

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SunLit: The awkward, wonderful, mortifying moment when a high school improv performance takes an unexpected turn

In "A Messy, Beautiful Life," improvisational comedy leads the book's protagonist into an embarrassing on-stage connection -- before a packed theater

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Author felt haunted by the forgotten history of Old West prostitutes and madams

In the excerpt of "The Beaten Territory," Randi Samuelson-Brown admires her character Pearl's persistence in seeking love in a loveless profession

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As author David Hicks wrote “White Plains,” the narrative got uncomfortably personal

In a story with autobiographical underpinnings, imagine writing a chapter -- honestly -- from the point of view of your ex-wife

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How the editor of “Beautiful Flesh: A Body of Essays” constructed a “body of work” in her collection

Stephanie G'Schwind pieced together elements that represent not only anatomy, but family, anxiety and social class