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Colorado Authors’ League Awards Finalists Announced

Colorado Authors’ League Awards Finalists Announced

The Colorado Authors’ League has announced its shortlist for its 2019 CAL Awards. The honors, which are granted to any book published by a member in 2018, frequently focus on the works of Colorado independent writers. Colorado Authors’ League Awards The 2019 CAL...

Game of Thrones Malaise: Book Adaptations that Won’t Leave You Blue

Game of Thrones Malaise: Book Adaptations that Won’t Leave You Blue

Game of Thrones has come to its conclusion on television. You're likely pretty pissed about how it all panned out. To be fair, Game of Thrones ceased being an adaptation years ago when the television show caught up to the perpetually delayed sixth book in George R.R....

Colorado Literature Landmarks

Colorado Literature Landmarks

Colorado has its share of authors, poets and other writers, and has plenty of presence in the literary canon, but when it comes to officially designated Literary Landmarks, the Centennial State is, well, let’s just say that Colorado literature landmarks are still a...

Independent Bookstore Day – April 27

Independent Bookstore Day – April 27

Independent Bookstore Day is Saturday, April 27. Go spend some cash. Let’s be honest: It’s gross that we’ve had to drum up a make believe holiday like Indie Bookstore Dayto get people to turn out to their local bookseller, but here we are. Exercising power with your...

Independent Publishing at Mission Creek Festival

Independent Publishing at Mission Creek Festival

We like books. We like music. It stands to reason that we’d also like the Mission Creek Festival, Iowa City’s literary/music fest that’s been going strong since 2006. It’s not just a misapplication of the transitive property driving that like. We finally made it out...