Do you find yourself constantly asking people about what they're reading? Do you love talking to people about books, poems, and essays? We'll chat about what we're reading and maybe even read aloud a bit. Just sit and listen, or share! We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.
Gregory Hill was raised in Joes, Colorado and currently lives in Denver where he writes, makes music, and, in his spare time, is a worker bee at the DU library. Time magazine critic Lev Grossman says of Hill's debut novel, East of Denver: "This is writing on par with that of top-flight black-comic novelists like Sam Lipsyte and Jess Walter, and it deserves to be read."
National award winning author Loren will read from her novel Theft and her essay collection Animal, Mineral, Radical: Essays on Wildlife, Family, and Food. Topics include crossovers and differences in writing fiction and creative nonfiction, then on to an open discussion. Loren's readings have been called "wildly refreshing, heartbreaking and hilarious, but always full of heart."
Join Dr. Kedrowski, acclaimed author, world-class mountaineer, and Everest summitter, as he shares tales of his journeys. On May 26, 2012, Kedrowski summitted Everest after having to turn around only 800 feet from the summit because of a terrible storm on May 20. The storm was the 2nd deadliest in Everest history, claiming seven lives in one night.