The American West as Living Space
September 8, 2016 –
In honor of the Pulitzer Prizes’ 2016 centennial celebration, a three part literary series surrounding “The American West as Living Space,” with discussions facilitated by Meg Frisbee, an assistant professor of history at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Her areas of interest include the American West and sports history. The University of Washington Press recently published her book Counterpunch: The Cultural Battle over Heavyweight Prizefighting in the American West. Before each meeting participants will read selections about the American West written by Pulitzer recognized authors. These workshops are limited to 15 participants and participants are asked to commit to the readings and attend the sessions. All participants will receive a complimentary reader which includes nonfiction, journalism, fiction and poetry. This program is funded in part by Colorado Humanities and the Pulitzer Prizes Campfires initiative.
RSVP’s are required as space is limited. Please RSVP to 970-479-2190.