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9th Annual Mountain of Authors with John Dwaine McKenna

Join John Dwaine McKenna for the 9th Annual Mountain of Authors on Saturday, April 4 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Please note the event is being held at a new location this year. Keynote speaker Carrie Vaughn is the author of the New York Timesbestselling series of novels about […]

HCN editors’ pick – The Door Of The Sad People

Fall Is For Reading Jodi Peterson Sept. 15, 2014 The green of August is turning to gold as I write this, and western Colorado’s aspen trees are already flecked with new colors. There’s a dusting of snow on the highest peaks, and the evenings are too chilly to linger outdoors past sundown. It’s the perfect […]

Alexander Blackburn Publishes New Novel “The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree”

Alexander Blackburn, professor emeritus, Department of English, recently published “The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree,” a story of love that blossoms in the dawn of the atomic age. The 498-page book was published in January by Rhyolite Press, Colorado Springs. It is available in paperback or as a Kindle download from Amazon. […]

Novel Set In Husted Tells A Difficult Story

Norma Engelberg Posted 1/2/13 John Dwaine McKenna’s newest novel starts out with understatement. In the words of 15-year-old Jamey McGoran, “The Whim-Wham man’s story ain’t easy to tell.” It wasn’t easy to write, either. As the author says on the book’s back cover, “There’s no sanitary way to write about murder.” “Sometimes I only wrote […]