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2018 Colorado Book Festival Program

The program is shaping up big!

KEYNOTE 
Peter Heller – Keynote speaker, author of Celine and The Dog Stars
Carol McKinley, Emmy Award-winning photojournalist, will be the moderator/interviewer

1. COOKING TRACK
Secrets of Cookbook Chefs: How to Live Well, Love Right, Save Money, Master Flavorings and Cook Better, Too
Elizabeth Yarnell – moderator, with Eliza Cross, Adrian Miller

2. CHILDRENS & YA
Danger, Doom and Destruction: Why Do We Love To Read About It ?!
Mario Acevedo – moderator, with Betsy Dornbusch, Jon Bassoff, Chris Mandeville, Warren Hammond

3. GRAPHIC NOVELS
Reading & Writing Graphically: Words, Pictures and the 21st Century Reader 
Dian Curtis Regan – moderator, with Todd Mitchell, and Stan Yan

4. GENRE FICTION
Writing for Chicks, Writing for Dudes — What’s the Difference and Why Should Readers Care?
Mark Stevens- moderator, with Erik Storey, Linda Hull, Carrie Vaughn

5. MYSTERY
Why Mysteries are Popular During Fraught Times
Chris Goff – moderator, with Manuel Ramos

6. POETRY
Finding Real Poetry in a Fake News World: Why Truth and Beauty Matter
Kathryn Winograd- moderator, with Dan Guenther, Art Elser, Laurel Becker

7. NATURE & ENVIRONMENT
Communicating Climate Change: Keeping Cool about A Hot Topic
Mary Young will interview Lisa Hidalgo, Ch 7 meteorologist
Is there a responsibility to continue communicating about climate change in spite of skepticism, and how do you do that effectively?

8. MIND/SPIRIT, FAITH, SPIRITUALITY, HEALING
Is God In My  Story? Exploring Spiritual and Faith Elements of the Transformative Memoir.
Carol Grever – moderator, with Philip Yancey award-winning Christian author, Lindsey O’Connor, Rachel Kodanaz

9. LITERACY
How to help children choose a book and/or matching a child’s reading level to a book
Denise Vega  – moderator, with Cheryl Carpinello, author, Jolene Gutierrez, school librarian; Amy Forrester,
Children’s Librarian, DPL; Judy Bulow, Tattered Cover buyer

10. READERS & WRITERS
Every Reader’s Big Fat Secret: I want to write a book too!
Patricia Raybon – moderator, with author and radio personality Dom Testa, Patti Thorn, former Books Editor of Rocky Mountain News

11. BOOK CLUBS
Book Club Balancing Act: Wine, Chat, Book
Barb Lundy  – moderator

12. Can They Really Say That?:  Defamation, Plagiarism, and Writing Beyond the Legal Limit
Chuck Greaves moderator, with authors and attorneys Sheldon Friedman, Darin Gibby

13. Cultivating Community, One Seed At A Time: How Growing Food Strengthens Community, Fosters Learning And
Helps Connect Us To The Earth

Jodi Torpey – moderator, with Krista Roberts, Executive Director of Slow Food Denver

14. Colorado Stories, Peaks to Plains
Page Lambert – moderator, with Bill Sonn, Jerry Fabyanic, Margi Evans:

15. Colorado Women’s  Voices
Cassi Clark Ward-Hunt- moderator, with Marcia Goldstein and others TBA

16. MIDDLE GRADE PODCAST – tentative

CLOSING KEYNOTE – A History of Conquest: A Not Always Nice Look at How the West was “Won” (3pm, Gates Conference Room) 
Patty Limerick – History – Legacy of Conquest 30-yr anniversary – Colorado State Historian
Richard K Young, interviewer/moderator – Colorado Book Award Winner for The Ute Indians of Colorado in the 20th Century

STORYTELLERS 
Children’s storytellers & reading to kids:
John Stansfield  – Short Stories from Great Books – ages 5+, 35-40 minutes
Linda Batlin – Doc Susie

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