SunLit Interview: Bravery set Michael Chowdry apart, says his wife and biographer
Linda Chowdry describes a man unafraid to take chances in his life -- from leaving Pakistan, to starting a business, to creating success from failure
The SunLit Interview: Debbi MacLeod’s unsung Colorado library helps bring books to the print-disabled
Part of a national network, the Colorado Talking Book Library serves about 7,000 book lovers statewide. MacLeod wants to serve more.
The SunLit interview: Clara Villarosa’s Hue-Man Experience finds unexpected new life
The brand she launched in 1984 in Denver to advance books by and about people of color, and later revived in New York City, now will become a curatorial service within the Tattered Cover
Half of the duo known as Linda Keir explains how two authors forged an “almost flawless working relationship”
Denver's Linda Joffe Hull and Chicago's Keir Graff, separated by a thousand miles, have combined their talents on three novels, including their latest, "The Three Mrs. Wrights"
Author Jodi Bowersox launched her sci-fit series as an extension of a previous character’s writing
But how would she handle a romance between a human and an android? That premise led to many other questions she'd have to resolve in her Mars-based plot
Poet Art Elser looked back at life-changing events to fill his collection “It Seemed Innocent Enough”
He finds inspiration all around him, and in life experiences like serving in Vietnam. But his poetic role model was a woman who never stopped writing -- and published a book of her verse at 100.
Daniel Guiet pieced together his father’s clandestine life slowly, from a discovery at age 5
The unusual details of the family's life moving to outposts across the globe finally came together when some wartime exploits were declassified, and a detailed account could be assembled
Cindy Burkart Maynard’s visits to the archeological sites of ancient Puebloans sparked a novel idea
The author of "Soyala: Daughter of the Desert" produced a work of historical fiction that adds to the speculation about abandonment of a Four Corners civilization
Author Todd Fahnestock wrote “The Undying Man” for one really compelling reason: his fans
Laurie Marr Wasmund watched a single volume of her historical novel blossom into a trilogy
The author of "To Walk Humbly" mixed Colorado's real-life heroes and villains of the 1920s with fictional characters in this final installment of the White Winter Trilogy
Author Stephanie Kane created a new kind of detective from a world she knew little about
For "A Perfect Eye," Kane explored the art world, learned its lingo, and created a character whose sharp eye for detail sometimes blinds her to the big picture
For Colorado author Jody Pritzl, curiosity and years of persistence collided with Christmas nostalgia
"Immigrants, Ornaments and Legacies" became a 10-year labor of love that explores the origins of the Christmas ornaments that helped define her Wisconsin childhood
C. Joseph Greaves’ Colorado friends asked, “When are you going to write about here?” This book is the answer.
After a 25-year career as a lawyer in Los Angeles, he and his wife moved to the southwestern part of the state, where he infused local issues into "Church of the Graveyard Saints"
For author Paula L. Silici, the trials of a family move made her wonder: What would Jessie Driscoll do?
Silici's thought exercise helped her channel the Old West heroine's feeling of helplessness while on the run from the law in "Wanted"
Longtime Colorado author dug deep, and found treasures in iconic Cheley camps’ past
Mary Taylor Young sorted through lots of camp archives, and the memories of third- and fourth-generation Cheleys, to put together a history that touched thousands of campers
Coloradan Connie Shoemaker had stories to tell after years of international travel and work with immigrants
In "Taste the Sweetness Later," the author employs "immersive journalism" to chronicle the lives of two Muslim women through 300 hours of interviews
A New Mexico sabbatical provided opportunity for research on Native gangs, and a start to a Colorado author’s novel
Erika T. Wurth knew her book was dark, and publishers initially shied away. But now she welcomes a "Native Renaissance."
Her book launched a literary experiment focused on “the nature of change and mental health”
With "Soft Hearted Stories," Jenny Forrester employed prose, poetry and even song into this highly introspective yet also wide-ranging nonfiction look at both herself and the world around her
How losing friends to death led two former corporate types to shape a young adult novel
Jim and Stephanie Kroepfl lamented all the lost human potential that died with their friends, which led them to write a story about preserving those qualities. They also watched a lot of "The Big Bang Theory."
Two buddies, a few beers and the unfettered exchange of crazy ideas gave birth to the adventures of Denver Moon
Warren Hammond explains the creative process that produced the protagonist Denver Moon (and a lot more) who drives the trilogy of sci-fi novels he wrote with Joshua Viola