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A genre-defying memoir calls on history, science and gripping narrative in a meditation on grief

In "The Lampblack Blue of Memory: My Mother Echoes," author Sarah Adleman employs a mix of literary techniques as tools that dig to the heart of tragedy and explore the concept of forgiveness

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Sarah Adleman’s literary journey included a white board, a Death Row letter and a long train ride

She never set out to write her memoir, but says, "The gift of this book is that it quietly waited to be noticed and then stepped forth and allowed me to create a space for it to be heard."

Drew Litton: A little Coloradan dreaming big

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A Colorado songwriter fights through coronavirus isolation with a new video

Hallie Spoor, who wrote “City Angels” upon her arrival in New York, returned to Colorado to regain her bearings as performers struggle to find an audience

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A talented 16-year-old painter is given a chance to “merge minds” with a dying master. Should he take it?

Jim and Stephanie Kroepfl's young-adult tale of a plan to accelerate human development makes the opportunity sound enticing. But what are the ultimate costs?

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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."

Jim Morrissey: The new kid in class

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