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In Memoriam: Lois Beebe Hayna, 1913-2017 The first recipient of the Colorado Authors’ League Lifetime Achievement Award, Lois Beebe Hayna, 104, died April 10, 2017. Born January 28, 1913 in Idaho, she grew up in the …Continue reading →

Congratulations 2017 CAL Writing Award Finalists For a second straight year CAL set a record for numbers of entries and categories judged for the CAL Writing Awards. There were 39 finalists selected in 13 categories. Southwest …Continue reading →

Los Angeles Review Honors Jared Smith The Los Angeles Review had just published an essay on the life work of Jared Smith as a poet. “Throughout his career, Jared Smith has registered the shifting currents of …Continue reading →

Tales from Weaver Pond, by Laurel Jean Becker Coming soon! Laurel Jean Becker’s award winning book, Tales from Weaver Pond, will be coming in April. An obvious fox that must learn to be sly, a homesick goose and …Continue reading →

Creating a Sense of Place in Your Writing, with Mary Taylor Young Mary Taylor Young will offer a workshop on Creating A Sense Of Place In Your Writing at Arapahoe Community College’s annual Writers Studio Literary Festival, April 8, 8:30 – 3:30 …Continue reading →

“Weekly Reflection”, from Kent Ira Groff Dr. Kent Ira Groff emails a brief “Weekly Reflection” each Monday (art for the heart & succinct spiritual zinger for the head). Kent, who’s authored 10 books and taught theology in …Continue reading →

Dian Curtis Regan a CBA Finalist Dian Curtis Regan’s newest book for young readers, Space Boy and the Space Pirate (Boyds Mills Press, 2016) is a finalist for the 2017 Colorado Book Award. On May 4th, …Continue reading →

Poetry from Gail Waldstein Several of Gail Waldstein’s poems have been accepted and are published (or will be) as follows: botanic garden silence,  published in Switched on Gutenberg, issue 23 on line. 9/16 (on line) …Continue reading →

The Enraptured Reader: Writing to Stir the Emotions A One-Day Luncheon Seminar with Page Lambert Saturday, April 22, 2017 8:30 – 4:00 SANSKRIT LITERATURE seeks to evoke intense, visceral, and emotional responses in the reader, much like someone …Continue reading →

PEP Talks CO Features Karen Susman You’ve heard of TED Talks. Now there are PEP Talks. Ten inspiring, informative speakers including CAL past president, Karen Susman, who will be speaking on storytelling. Some topics CAL members …Continue reading →

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