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Durango Diaries: Local Authors

Event Type: Adult Event
Age Group(s): All Ages
Date: 9/12/2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:15 PM
Description:
 Chuck Greaves has been a finalist for most of the major awards in crime fiction including the Shamus, Macavity, Lefty and Audie, as well as the New Mexico-Arizona, Oklahoma and Colorado Book Awards. He has been called "a master of the language" (Douglas Preston) and "one helluva good storyteller" (Wall Street Journal) and is the author of five novels, most recently "Tom & Lucky" (Bloomsbury), a Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2015 selection and finalist for the 2016 Harper Lee Prize. For more information, visit www.chuckgreaves.com.

Scott Grahamis the author of the National Park Mystery series, featuring archaeologist Chuck Bender and his wife, Janelle Ortega. Book four in the series, "Yosemite Fall," was released in June 2018. Scott currently is working on "Arches Enemy," book five in the series. In addition to the National Park Mystery series, Scott is the author of five nonfiction books, including "Extreme Kids," winner of the National Outdoor Book Award. Scott is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys backpacking, river rafting, skiing, and mountaineering. For more information, visit www.scottfranklingraham.com

Anna C. SwainOut of boredom and desperation, Anna C. Swain began rhyming aloud in the dark during late night feedings to soothe her infant daughter back to sleep. Rather than have her committed, her husband encouraged her to shower, then write down the rhyming couplets that became the self-published book "Animas Animal Adventures: Durango to Silverton." The poem formed rapidly, and Anna felt exhilaration in creating an artistic work that showed her daughter all the things she loves most about living in Southwest Colorado.

Location: Program Room #1&2 Combined
Contact: Spenser Snarr
Presenter: The Durango Herald