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Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

So often the tales of immigrants are buried beneath the gathering dust of history. But these stories can tell us so much more about what it means to be American than almost any other type of known literature. The process of acculturation, of becoming American, the hard road that many traveled and the unknown tales […]

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McBrearty’s Book and Writing Praised in Two Recent Reviews

Conundrum Press author Robert Garner McBrearty recently received two glowing reviews for his debut novel, The Western Lonesome Society (published Sept. 2015). High Country News, a nonprofit publication based in Paonia, Colorado, highlighted McBrearty’s witty and fabulously quirky writing style. Well-known literary magazine The Pleiades Book Review also featured McBrearty’s novel. In the High Country […]

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Conundrum Poet Wins Award

Bruce Berger, whose book of poetry Facing the Music Conundrum published in 2014, has been honored with the Karen Chamberlain Lifetime Achievement Award for Poetry. Bruce received this award at the 2016 Headwaters Poetry Festival held April 15-17 in Gunnison, Colorado. According to Dr. David J. Rothman, director of the graduate program in creative writing […]

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Bly Vs. Fulton: Tranströmer’s Poem “Allegro,” In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Rebecca Snow Last year, after hearing the news of Tomas Tranströmer’s death, I renewed my effort to sneak poetry into my English composition classes. When the Swedish poet […]

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Freedom in the Unanswerable: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Patricia McCrystal: From the time we are young, we navigate a world crafted for us by story tellers. Our first memories are stories and their endings. Our parents […]

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Reading Walt Whitman: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets and writers to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Sigman Byrd: This spring I have been re-reading Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself. The sweeping catalogs of nineteenth-century American life and New World audacity and mysticism have hooked me. […]

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A Dog, A Beer, A Poem: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets and writers to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Bruce Berger: I write poems the way my dog drinks beer. My mind tenders a thought. I sniff and turn up my nose. Then under the insistence of a […]

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Collected Poems: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets and writers to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Teow Lim Goh:  Lately I have been reading volumes of collected poems, in particular, those of Jack Gilbert, Louise Glück, and Muriel Rukeyser. For a poet to have a […]

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It’s a “Conundrum Saturday” at Denver’s BookBar!

Lit lovers are in for a treat this Saturday, April 2, at Denver’s BookBar. Three wonderful Colorado-Conundrum authors will read from their works at the 4280 Tennyson Street bookshop/wine bar. Attendance is free and open to everyone. Chris Ransick will get things started with readings from his poetry at 5:30 p.m. (with a social hour […]

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Women Write The Rockies and Beyond Presents “A Celebration of International Women’s Day”

Women Write the Rockies and Arapahoe Community College’s Writers Studio will celebrate International Women’s Day with a poetry and fiction reading focusing on cultural identity and social awareness on Thursday (March 10) at the college’s main campus in Littleton. The event is being organized by Conundrum author Kathryn Winograd, Ph.D., and will also feature Conundrum […]

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