By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Sandra Knauf, finalist in the 2019 North Street Book Prize! ABOUT THE BOOK On February 15, 2020 Colorado Springs author Sandra Knauf was announced as a Finalist in the 2019 North Street Book Prize. She received recognition for her self-published memoir Please Don’t Piss on the Petunias: Stories About Raising Kids, […]
Who We Are
Pikes Peak Writers Conference was founded in 1993 by author Jimmie Butler under the auspices and sponsorship of the Friends of Pikes Peak Library. The inaugural conference centered on “Useful Tips for Writing Commercial Fiction,” and enjoyed sponsorship by the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District and The Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration.
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By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to author Donna Schlachter. Her latest book, DOUBLE JEOPARDY, released January 7th. ABOUT THE BOOK Mining, murder—and a mock marriage? New York City socialite Becky Campbell inherited more than a speck of her father’s wanderlust. Now his murder bequeaths her a mystery, a ramshackle homestead, and a silver mine. Zeke Graumann […]
By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Cate Glass (aka Carol Berg) on the release of her latest novel, A CONJURING OF ASSASSINS (Book 2 in the Chimera series from Tor/Forge) ABOUT THE BOOK Romy and her partners of the Chimera have embraced their roles as the Shadow Lord’s agents, using forbidden magic to accomplish tasks his […]
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Although PPWC2019 fell into the history books almost a month ago, the buzz is still electrifying. Here are just a few things people had to say: “There’s a reason PPWC is one of the longest-standing and productive writing conferences in the country. The level of talent, professionalism, access to both industry leaders and Mother Nature […]