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Spend an Evening in the Notorious Wild West!

A discussion and book signing of THE BEATEN TERRITORY (Historical Fiction published by Five Star Publishing) by Randi Samuelson-Brown will take place at the Tattered Cover Historic LoDo location on 1628 16th Street, Denver CO 80202 on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm. Join us for a lively discussion about the shady history of LoDo and the book THE BEATEN TERRITORY, which takes place on those very same streets. Randi will lead the discussion about the brothels, saloons and gaming parlors of lower downtown. Copies of the book available for purchase and signing. Directions to old, infamous watering holes, brothels and gaming dens will proudly be given!
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The Bookfest Grows Again

The second Colorado Book Festival, co-sponsored by the Colorado Authors’ League and the Denver Public Library, took another big step toward its new era when the Denver Post Foundation signed on as a sponsor of the March 3, 2018 event. The Post will be supporting and helping to build attendance for the day-long festivities. Reader-oriented programs, tours and chances to talk to participating authors – among many other events and happenings – will occupy several floors at the main Denver Public Library on Civic Center Park. Read More

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Blood Business, Edited by Mario Acevedo

Hex Publishers announces it’s newest anthology, Blood Business: Crime Stories From This World And Beyond, edited by CAL member Mario Acevedo. The grift. The scam. The double-cross. Blackmail and burglary; murder and larceny. Blood Business tracks the underbelly of human nature as it drags itself through the muck of our lesser angels in twenty-seven crimes set in this world… and through the shadows cast by the next. Book launch, November 10, Tattered Cover, Colfax.
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Penrose Book Honored with CIPA Award

Centennial author Joyce Lohse’s 2016 biography, Spencer Penrose: Builder and Benefactor, published by Filter Press, was 2nd place winner for best biography in the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) EVVY Awards contest. CIPA’s annual banquet and awards presentation was held on Saturday, August 19 at the Forney Transportation Museum in Denver. Spencer Penrose is Lohse’s seventh biography published by Filter Press, and her fifth CIPA award. Joyce Lohse’s history symposium paper, “The Penrose Legacy: Ventures, Vogue, and Vagary,” was featured in Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region, a compilation published by the Pikes Peak Library District. She was program speaker for the May book launch at Penrose Library in Colorado Springs.

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The Last Panther, by Todd Mitchell

Todd Mitchell’s middle grade novel, The Last Panther, was released this August by Delacorte Press. Kirkus called it “A powerful tale,” and School Library Journal called it “Difficult to put down… An important addition on a timely subject.” He’s doing a several events across the state in September to meet readers and writers. To learn more, please visit www.ToddMitchellBooks.com.

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Works by Caroline Stutson to be Published Posthumously

Long time CAL member Caroline Stutson passed away in June of 2015 without knowing that two manuscripts she submitted in 2014 had been accepted for publication by Sleeping Bear Press. The first one, “Blue Corn Soup” was recently released this Month With the second “Four Floors Up” scheduled to be released in February 2018. Stetson was a children’s picture book author, and a past CAL award winner, having over 10 books published over the years.

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Sunday Brunch Writing Seminar

SAVE THE DATE! Page Lambert will be hosting a Sunday Brunch Writing Seminar at Mount Vernon Canyon Club, October 1, 2017, 8:30 to 4:00 pm. Click here for more details.

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New Memoir in the Works from Kent Ira Groff

Kent Ira Groff is writing Washing Machine Stories: Seeds in Soiled Stuffa memoir from early days on a Pennsylvania farm to becoming a minister of Presbyterian congregations to founding an inter-faith non-profit Oasis Ministries—and seminary professor as writing became his new pulpit.

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Dr. Colorado on Channel 9’s Colorado and Company

Longtime CAL member Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel continues to do a  Dr. Colorado segment every other Tuesday for Channel 9’s Colorado and Company, which also hots other authors. Tom’s latest book is A Short History of Denver with Steve Leonard from the Univ. of Nevada Press. Please check dr-colorado.com for Tom’s book talks, tours and classes.
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