Three Book and Poetry Events for the Week of August 11-17
It's not too late to travel this summer. The best thing about books is that they can take you anywhere -- and you never have to leave your house. They challenge your mind or simply tickle it, and like the best travels, memories stay with you long after the trip is over. Without leaving metro Denver this week, you can venture into prose and poetry of the American West, explore a mystery on four legs and dig into a trove of Colorado authors.
Spencer Quinn reads from Paw and Order: A Chet and Bernie Mystery Tuesday in Highlands Ranch.
The Colorado Chautauqua's excellent author series brings a voice of the West, writer and poet James Galvin, to the stage of Chautauqua Community House for an evening of readings and discussion. The much-lauded and oft-awarded faculty member at the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop will mine more than three decades' worth of both prose and poetry during tonight's program.
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