Colorado Book Awards Finalists Read

Book Bar
4280 Tennyson St, Denver, CO 80212
Friday Readings at 7 p.m.

April 29 Literary Fiction & Poetry
May 6 Mystery & Historical Fiction
May 13 History & Biography
May 20 Anthology & General Fiction
May 27 Creative Nonfiction & General Nonfiction
June 3 Thriller & Science Fiction/Fantasy

The Bookies Bookstore
4315 E Mississippi Ave, Denver, CO 80246

April 29 Children’s Literature, 4 p.m.
June 5 Juvenile Literature & Young Adult Literature, 4:30 p.m.

Celebration—Saturday, June 25 
Ellie Caulkins Opera House Studio Loft, 980 14th Street, Denver CO

Finalists Toast & Signing Reception 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Winners Announcement & Readings 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Dessert, Book Sale, & Signing 7 – 8 p.m.

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Speakers Bureau presentation by Jeri Norgren Saturday, May 7

Jeri Norgren, a member of the Colorado Humanities Colorado Book Awards Speakers Bureau, will present at Anythink Commerce City Library on May 7. Jeri L. Norgren has spent most of her life exploring Colorado’s mountains. As a member of the Denver Fortnightly Club, she has authored numerous papers on a variety of topics, including the nomenclature of Colorado’s highest peaks inspired by Club minutes from 1895 detailing the passage of a motion to rename Mt. Evans.

Changing the Legacy of Race & Ethnicity — Cutting Edge Leadership

Please watch a public conversation with innovative leaders about health care, education, and housing/unhoused to help us figure out how to create a better future for everyone. Topics included bias and inequity in the workplace, how to support change, and how to get involved in racial justice work.

Colorado Humanities Announces Grant Recipients

Colorado Humanities is happy to announce that 79 organizations were awarded a total of $725,114 in Colorado Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan grants.

Employment Opportunities!

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Motheread/Fatheread Colorado Institute

The next 3-day Motheread/Fatheread Colorado Institute will be held June 7 – 9, 2022 in Fort Morgan. Register on this page or contact Motheread/Fatheread Colorado Program Coordinator Karen Murphy at karen@coloradohumanities.org for more information.

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