• Father-Daughter Author Event at Telluride Library, 6/29

    2 months ago.

    Telluride’s Between the Covers Bookstore and the Wilkinson Public Library feature the Campbells, James and Aiden, at a free author event in support of James Campbell’s “Braving It: A Father, A Daughter, And An Unforgettable Journey Into the Alaskan Wild" (May 2016).…

  • Friends of the Library Book Sale

    2 months ago.

    What happens when the curtain comes down on Telluride Bluegrass? Yes, more festivals. More music especially. Had enough of the crowds in your face and dust in your nose and toes? Try something truly exotic for a change. Try a book. You…

  • Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Father’s Day

    2 months ago.

    Father's Day is a celebration honoring, well, fathers. The holiday also celebrates fatherhood in general, paternal bonds, and the influence of dads in society. For some, however, Father’s Day is shorthand for pulling out a wallet. Again. Gifts of watches and Fitbits, beard trimmers and bespoke…

  • Mark Fischer Poetry Prize Announced

    3 months ago.

    Julie Shavin of Colorado Springs wins $1000 Mark Fischer Poetry Prize. The awards and number of contestants keep getting bigger in the run up to the 19th annual Mark Fischer Poetry Contest. This year’s judge, Southwest poet/provocateur Judith Hill, reviewed 330 poems from 130…

  • Telluride Lit Fest: Peter Heller, Featured Guest

    3 months ago.

    3rd Telluride Literary Arts Festival, Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22. Award-winning author Peter Heller is special guest. Panel discussions, burlesque, a major poetry prize, bird forays, activities for kids, all part of Lit Fest. For an event overview, go…

  • Poets’ Corner: Erika X 2 for Mother’s Day

    3 months ago.

    In most cases, the lucky ones, mothers are the Linus blankets of our early lives. We hang on as long as we can. Early on, we can’t go to sleep without them nearby. When we think of our most cherished childhood memories, moms typically…

  • Poets’ Corner: Feela for Mother’s Day (In Memorium)

    3 months ago.

    Mother's Day holds a wholly different meaning for anyone whose mom has passed away. Poems become tributes and hope to offer comfort – like this one from poet (and regular Telluride Inside... and Out contributor) David Feela: "This is a poem of…

  • Poets’ Corner: Bridger for Mother’s Day

    3 months ago.

    Tick tock. It is very nearly time to celebrate Mother’s Day. (Although we should celebrate moms everyday.) It is also a day all mom’s who are mindful are reminded of time passing; little hearts growing, then scattering: Where are you going, my little one,…

  • Talking Gourds: Ward & Chesonis Featured In May

    3 months ago.

    Traveling Gourds brings Ward & Chesonis to Western Slope. Storyteller and poet Ed Ward of Denver teams up with bookseller-owner, Telluride’s Between the Covers, and poet Daiva Chesonis to bring lyrical performances to the Telluride Institute’s four-stop poetry tour of Western Colorado May 3-5.…

  • Rosemerry at TEDxPaonia: Art of Changing Metaphors

    3 months ago.

    We claim her, so we name her. Telluride’s Word Woman is Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer. The Telluride Literary Festival describes Rosemerry as one of its notorious “Burl Gurrls,” an elite sorority that includes other red hot poets: Amy Irvine, Kierstin Bridger, and Ellen Metrick.…

  • 3rd Annual Telluride Literary Arts Fest

    4 months ago.

    3rd Telluride Literary Arts Festival features eclectic events for lovers of books and poetry. Award-winning author Peter Heller is special guest. Panel discussions, burlesque, a major poetry prize, bird forays, activities for kids, all part of Lit Fest. Get ‘Lit’ in Telluride,…

  • Aronson’s “Orchestra of Exiles”: Book Launch in NYC 4/ 6

    4 months ago.

    Under the umbrella of Aronson Films, long-time, part-time local Josh Aronson made MTV videos, television pilots and specials and over 500 commercials before turning to documentaries in 1999. The multi-talented filmmaker is also a high-level amateur concert pianist, who regularly performs chamber music…

  • Jeff Price: “Improbable Fortunes,” A Review

    5 months ago.

    Launch party for debut novel of longtime Telluride local and screenwriter Jeff Price. Event takes place Thursday, March 24, 6 p.m., at Arroyo Telluride. “Improbable Fortunes” is available at Telluride's Between the Covers bookstore. “Improbable Fortunes,” Telluride author Jeff Price’s roller-coaster…

  • MIXX: An Evening with “Demimonde"

    5 months ago.

    Readings from “Demimonde,” book-signing, and talk featuring author/poet Kierstin Bridger, hosted by Pia Gedeon, owner, MIXX Projects + Atelier. Free gathering is Thursday, March 10, 7 – 9 p.m., 307 East Colorado Avenue. “Demimonde” is available at Telluride’s Between the Covers bookstore. Please RSVP to…

  • Talking Gourds: Levering & Bower

    6 months ago.

    Levering & Bower make 3rd Bardic Trails Tour of Western Slope. Montrose-local poet Jean Bower will share the Talking Gourds Poetry Club spotlight March 1, 6 p.m., at Arroyo’s Telluride with visiting master poet and 2015 Mark Fischer first runner-up Donald…

  • Erika Moss Gordon’s “Phases"

    6 months ago.

    Most of us associate the name Erika Moss Gordon with the Telluride Film Festival, where she does community outreach programs as vice president of filmanthropy and education. But Film Fest is her day job. Erika’s passion (and talent) is writing poetry. Check out…