Penguin Group

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Colorado Book Award winners include Westword alum Harrison Fletcher

    Colorado Humanities and the Center for the Book have announced the winners of the 22nd annual Colorado Book Awards from 170 entries, and "the level of talent in Colorado is astonishing," says Christine Goff, Colorado Book Awards coordinator. The talent includes former Westword staff writer Harriso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Greg Hill channels the prairie ethos in East of Denver

    Last year we reported that Denver author Gregory Hill, a library book-buyer and part-time musician, was a finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award; the winners, as determined by public voting, would get a Penguin Group publishing contract and a sweet $15,000 advance. Cut to the chase: Hill, o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Tattered Cover owner Joyce Meskis talks about forty years of selling books

    ​Steve Cogil opened the first Tattered Cover on the corner of East 2nd Avenue and Detroit Street in Cherry Creek in 1971. It was small -- less than a thousand square feet. Three years later, Joyce Meskis took the reins of the space. In the decades since that, the Cherry Creek space moved again ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Vote now to help local writer Gregory Hill win a book contract and a hefty advance

    Gregory Hill was also in a band called Six Months to Live.​A man with no sense of smell named Shakespeare Williams returns to his familial home on the eastern plains of Colorado to find his senile father living in filth and disarray and his finances even worse, and so he hatches a plan to rob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Local author Brenna Yovanoff goths it up for Young Adult readers

    ​Penguin Books, eager to eclipse Twilight with a new moon of its own, sharpened its stakes and rounded up five authors of hot new fantasy titles for Young Adult readers from its various imprints, unleashing them on the world for the Breathless Reads National Book Tour, which haunts the Tattere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Ouch! Pasta Bible calls for "freshly ground black people"

    Black pepper, not people.​The Pasta Bible, a new Aussie cookbook published by Penguin Group Australia, has sinned. In a big way. The proofreader made a "silly mistake," explained Bob Sessions, head of the publishing group. The recipe for tagliatelle with sardines and prosciutto was supposed ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2008

    CU Hires Three Pulitzer Winners

    Some of newspapering's best and brightest are trading journalism for academia — including three Pulitzer winners hired at CU.

  • News

    June 21, 2007

    Post Staffers Are Under Pressure

    The layoffs are over at the Denver Post for now, but there are more changes ahead.

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    On Track

    The Rocky pushed its hugely ambitious serial about an early-'60s schoolbus crash as if the fate of newspapers rested on its success.

  • Calendar

    November 14, 2002

    Sky Writer

    Denver author will read from her novel, This Side of the Sky, in Boulder.

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Dread Again

    A true modern classic, dub poet and reggae revolutionary Linton Kwesi Johnson turns another page.