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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Some of newspapering's best and brightest are trading journalism for academia — including three Pulitzer winners hired at CU.
The layoffs are over at the Denver Post for now, but there are more changes ahead.
The Rocky pushed its hugely ambitious serial about an early-'60s schoolbus crash as if the fate of newspapers rested on its success.
Denver author will read from her novel, This Side of the Sky, in Boulder.
A true modern classic, dub poet and reggae revolutionary Linton Kwesi Johnson turns another page.