Vietnamese American poet Diana Khoi Nguyen’s parents fled Vietnam. She reads from her new book of poetry, “Ghost Of.”
Western State University Professor Mark Todd has encouraged Colorado poets at all kinds of events, from cowboy poetry readings to poetry slams. He recently received the Karen Chamberlain Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry in Colorado.
David Rothman reads “The Trout And The Fly.”
Janice Gould writes of gender, family and love in her latest book "The Force of Gratitude."
The Mile High City will host the National Poetry Slam every five years now, a role that will elevate the city’s poetry profile.
Sarmiento presents at TEDxMileHigh in Denver this weekend.
The late poet Belle Turnbull lived as an out lesbian in Breckenridge in the 1940s. Her work focused on the mountains, especially the gritty realities of mining.