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  • Charles Pace will portray W.E.B. Du Bois on November 8, 2018 at Metropolitan State University at 12:30 pm in the Tivoli, Room 440 and at the Longmont Public Library at 7:00 pm.

    Dr. Steve Trout, Chair of the English Department at the University of South Alabama, and author of On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, will give a talk on the Great War and collective memory following the war on November 10, 6:30 pm, at Regis University, Mountain View Room.  Following his presentation, a panel of four Great War scholars, moderated by Dr. Trout, will discuss how we remember WWI.

    All are invited to this free event.

  • Announcing the 2018 Student Literary Award Winners!

    We celebrated the River of Words and Letters About Literature winners and finalists at our Student Literary Award May 4 at 2 p.m. at the Denver Public Library Central Branch.

    Click here for the list of winners and Student Literary Awards details.

  • Our latest video features Motheread/Fatheread Colorado, Writers in the Schools, and Chautauqua programs.

    Watch now

  • Meet Colorado Poet Laureate Joe Hutchison


  • We're thankful to MileHiCon for selecting Motheread/Fatheread Colorado as beneficiary of their annual literacy auction. The auction was held in October as part of MileHiCon's annual convention in Denver, and sales resulted in a $2,000 gift in support of our program.


  • At the opening of its Pen & Podium Series, The Denver Post Community Foundation presented special guests from Colorado Humanities with a $5,000 grant to support the Motheread/Fatheread Colorado program. Colorado Humanities is one of five organizations with a program to promote literacy to be recognized by the Series this year.

    Shown here is world-renowned author John Irving, the Series' first speaker for 2017, on hand to congratulate Colorado Humanities Executive Director Maggie Coval, Program Director Josephine Jones, and Motheread/Fatheread Colorado Program Coordinator Vera Atilano.

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