2022 Events!

Jennaye Derge Presents - How to Cry On Your Bicycle
Thursday, May 26th @ 6 PM
Rochester Hotel Secret Garden

Author presentation and book signing!

Join us as we celebrate the publication of Jennaye Derge's essay collection "How to Cry on Your Bicycle," in which she navigates life from the seat of her bicycle, and learns to kick life into gear while laughing through the tears.

Returning this Summer

Authors in the Parklet

Join us Friday and Saturday evenings 4pm-7pm, June through September, as we invite authors to share their most recent works with locals and visitors alike in a relaxed, outdoor setting. We'll announce upcoming authors through this Events page, our social media channels and community calendars. If you're a local author, or have plans to visit, and are interested in participating in this unique opportunity please contact .

2021 Virtual EVENT ARCHIVE

Bill Plotkin - The Journey of Soul Initiation

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Kaya McLaren - What's Worth Keeping

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Danielle Geller - Dog Flowers

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Anne Hillerman - Stargazer: A Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novel 

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Luke Mehall presents the Climbing Zine - Issue 20!

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A Conversation with Contributors to 
The Din
é Reader

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Discussion with Christina Erteszek and Mandy Mikulencak 

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Mountain Studies Institute In Discussion with Anne MacKinnon 

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Dr. Jane Goodall in Conversation with Peter Wohlleben 

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A Conversation with Daniel Barbarisi 

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A Conversation with Kat Wilder


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A Conversation with Willy Vlautin and Jonathan Evison


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JP Gritton - Wyoming

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John Peel - Hiking Trails of Southwestern Colorado, 5th Edition

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 John presented this latest edition of his hiking guide (which includes 12 new hikes!), sharing how it came to be, tips and timely trail info, as well as some photos and maps from a couple of favorites in the book.





Makenna Goodman - The Shame

Interviewed by author Julie Buntin - Marlena

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Scott Graham - Mesa Verde Victim

In Conversation with Kyle Bocinsky from Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

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Margaret Mizushima - Hanging Falls & Vicky Ramakka - The Cactus Plot

Colorado/Southwest Mysteries

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Kayla Shaggy and Keith Jim


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Climate change discussion with Laura Paskus and Mountain Studies Institute

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Romance Discussion with Lauren Connolly and Rhenna St. Clair

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Mandy Mikulencak interviews Micki (M.E.) Browning about her new Mystery Series set in Colorado!

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