Deanne Stillman's richly textured works of nonfiction about life and death in the Mojave Desert involve more than casual research, and consequently take some time in the writing -- from eight to ten years each. Her true-crime debut, Twentynine Palms, explored the 1991 murder of two girls by a berser ... More >>
Following in the footsteps of Wallace Stegner, the "Dean of Western Writers," takes a big pair of shoes. Though we don't know what size award-winning Colorado author Kent Haruf wears, we do know that his literary prowess is deserving of the Wallace Stegner Award, given annually by CU-Boulder's Cente ... More >>
By June of 1998, sixteen-year-old Nathan Ybanez couldn't take it any more. So he called his friend, seventeen-year-old Eric Jensen, to get him out of the house. And he got out, all right: In separate trials, both boys were convicted of the murder of Julie Ybanez, as detailed in Luke Turf's "Headed ... More >>
These Siberians roll before gearing up to govern.