Come celebrate with Arapahoe Community College professors Dr. Jeff Broome and Dr. Kathryn Winograd on their newest book releases. Reading, book signing, food and general merriment at the ACC Library and Learning Commons on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
Jeff Broome has published more than 20 academic articles and several books including Dog Soldier Justice: The Ordeal of Susanna Alderdice in the Kansas Indian War and Custer into the West and his newly released book, Cheyenne War: Indian Raids on the Roads to Denver, 1864-69. His book Dog Soldier Justice has been sought out by some of the most prestigious colleges worldwide. He is also the recipient of the Lawrence A. Frost Literary Award from the Little Big Horn Associates and the Six Shooter Award for the best article on the west in 2012.
"In his latest book, Cheyenne War: Indian Raids on the Roads to Denver, 1864-69, Jeff Broome has used these documents to give us a fascinating account of Cheyenne raids in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming during the period 1864–1869. Illuminating one side of white-Indian conflict, it brings home the horror of war and its consequences, and elevates Indian depredation claims as an important source of our history."
--John D. McDermott, Red Cloud’s War: The Bozeman Trail, 1866–1868
Kathryn Winograd is the author of five books, including Air Into Breath, winner of a Colorado Book Award in Poetry, and the newly released Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation, her first collection of creative nonfiction. Winograd has published widely in literary journals and magazines including The New Yorker, Fourth Genre, Hotel Amerika, River Teeth, and Cricket Magazine. She has been the recipient of a Colorado Artist Fellowship and a Colorado Endowment for the Humanities Grant. Her work has received three Pushcart nominations, including a Special Mention in Pushcart Prize XXXVIII, and Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2011.
“In Phantom Canyon Kathryn Winograd takes her place among America’s most celebrated writers—Thoreau and Annie Dillard come immediately to mind—who turn to the violence and beauty of nature to spark deeper understandings of the human community, and of the body and mind. Winograd adds to the mix her own insistence to confront even the most violent personal trauma—her own experience being raped as a child. For Kathryn Winograd the lyrical imagination, spiritual healing, and the love of beauty everywhere around us, come most fully alive only through recognizing also the harsher realities of the human condition. In a ‘long bow to the earth and to the fragile self,’ Winograd offers us the fullness and frailty of her own life, the natural world and the people she loves.”
–Stephen Haven, author of The Last Sacred Place in North America and The River Lock: One Boy’s Life along the Mohawk.