"Contrition" explores themes like sibling rivalry and the perils of fame, and asks: What matters more in art, the process or the product?
The nature photographer says he was motivated by activism to raft the Yampa River for his latest book.
In Sandra Dallas' new novel set in the 1880's, midwife Gracy Brookens finds herself charged with the murder of a newborn.
Little ski hills, often with just one rope tow, dotted Colorado's central and southern mountains in the 1900s. Today, nearly all are closed.
"Western Lonesome Society" includes a cast of characters such as a tribe of Comanches, a make-believe therapist, a crazed linguist and a paranoid narrator.
Short story writers may be have to be brief, but it doesn't mean they don't have a lot to say. Today, we listen back to some of our favorite interviews with writers of short prose. Craig Childs lives in Western Colorado and wrote a series of essays about communing with animals. Kent Nelson, of Ouray, talks about why he enjoys writing female characters. And then, hear how novelist and short story writer Antonya Nelson can reveal the world about her characters in just a sentence.
We look back on some of our favorite Colorado Matters interviews with writers of short prose.
To weed out sexual predators in youth sports, two state lawmakers want to require background checks for people who coach, but critics question if screening would do much good. Then, if I ask you to think of artifacts from Colorado's history, would you picture a tofu cauldron? Also, Denver true-crime writer Harry Maclean thinks people are too quick to separate themselves from animals and how it influences his view of murder. And, 2015 was a big year for classical music in Colorado, with the first new recording from the Colorado Symphony in years.
After writing several gruesome and true accounts of small town murders, the writer turns to fiction, but sticks with violence.
In a new book, "Undivided,' Patricia Raybon and her daughter, Alana, address what it means to be an interfaith family.