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Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week

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B. Travis Wright and Kate Wright, Rollins Pass
Saturday, May 12, 11:30 a.m.
Alamo Drafthouse
7301 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton
Tickets start at $20
Experience Colorado’s Rollins Pass in a way that you’ve never been able to before: through rare images and the even rarer 1925 film The White Desert, complete with live piano accompaniment by Hank Troy. Authors B. Travis and Kate Wright host this special one-day event at the Alamo Drafthouse Littleton, where you should really try the crispy buffalo cauliflower. Trust me on this.

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Feiwel & Friends
The Fierce Reads Tour
Saturday, May 12, 7 p.m.
Tattered Cover Aspen Grove
7301 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton
Free
Fierce Reads is the teen brand of Macmillan Publishing, and the tour hits the road twice annually, giving audiences across the country the chance to connect with authors directly. Now it’s Denver’s turn, and Tattered Cover Aspen Grove will welcome Taran Matharu (The Outcast), Meary Pearson (Dance of Thieves), Maurene Goo (The Way You Make Me Feel) and Tricia Levenseller (Daughter of the Siren Queen). Come get a signed copy from each of them, and feel free to rank them by level of fierceness.
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Teague Bohlen is a writer, novelist and professor at the University of Colorado Denver. His first novel, The Pull of the Earth, won the Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction in 2007; his textbook The Snarktastic Guide to College Success came out in 2014. His new collection of flash fiction, Flatland, is available now.
Contact: Teague Bohlen