3 months ago | News
Sarah Elizabeth Schantz stands in the middle of Wok Eat, an Asian fast-food restaurant in Boulder. She’s remembering a time, years ago, when the tidy dining room was a retail store bustling with family and bursting with books. Not to mention a ver...
6 months ago | Literature
It's no surprise that author Carrie Vaughn, who'll be appearing at Broadway Book Mall Sunday, holds a deep love for the nooks, crannies, and quiet hominess of local bookstores. She used to work in one. In the late '90s, the Longmont-based scribe h...
7 months ago | Literature
From such veterans as Connie Willis and Ed Bryant to newcomers Molly Tanzer and Rob Ziegler to Carrie Vaughn and Warren Hammond, the focus of Westword's current cover story, Colorado's science-fiction/fantasy writers are as wide-ranging as the gen...
8 months ago | Literature
Carrie Vaughn is missing. It's a little after ten on a Sunday morning, and this year's MileHiCon -- Colorado's oldest science-fiction and fantasy convention -- is beginning its third and final day. In a Hyatt Regency Tech Center meeting room, a pa...
9 months ago | Film and TV
Kiowa Winans stands in the garage of her West Highland home, shaking a lifeless child. "This is our stuffed Quinn," she says, clutching the little-girl-sized doll. She's referring to Quinn Hunchar, the actress who, at the age of eight, played Emma...
3 years ago | Literature
Since David Bowie made his first mark on the world -- and beyond -- with 1969's "Space Oddity," decoding his music has been a prime pastime for his fans. It's also been a cottage industry for music journalists, most of whom have been content to si...