Books in Bloom

Books in Bloom
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 2:00pm

What: Books in Bloom with Tara Conklin, Laura Pritchett, and Matthew Sullivan
When: Saturday, May 4th at 2:00pm
Where: The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek

Discover an opportunity to meet three exceptional authors and hear them speak about the creative writing process, their literary passions, inspirations and experiences as writers at the 8th Annual Books in Bloom on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek. The authors featured at this year’s Books in Bloom are Tara ConklinLaura Pritchett and Matthew Sullivan. After the conclusion of the author presentations, they each will be available for book signing and their books will be available for purchase at the event. Come mingle with the authors and fellow book lovers, enjoy lively discussions, and sample delicious appetizers provided by the Grouse Mountain Grill.

Can’t make it to Books in Bloom? Bring your brown bag lunch for a conversation with Colorado novelist, Laura Pritchett at the Gypsum Public Library on Friday, May 3 at 12:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and book signing available. 



Tara Conklin is a writer and former lawyer whose first novel, The House Girl, was a New York Times bestseller, #1 IndieNext pick, Target book club pick and has been translated into 8 languages. Her second novel, The Last Romantics, was release in February 2019 from William Morrow/Harper Collins. Before turning to fiction, Tara worked for an international human rights organization and at corporate law firms in London and New York. 

Laura Pritchett is an American author whose work is rooted in the natural world. She began her writing journey with the short story collection Hell’s Bottom, Colorado, which won the PEN USA Award for Fiction and the Milkweed National Fiction Prize. This was followed by the novels Sky BridgeStars Go BlueRed Lightning, and The Blue Hour, which garnered numerous literary awards, including the High Plains Book Award and the WILLA.

Matthew Sullivan’s debut novel, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore(Scribner) won the 2018 Colorado Book Award and was an IndieNext pick, a Barnes & Noble Discover pick, and a Goodreads Choice Award finalist. His essays and short stories have appeared in The New York Times (Modern Love), The Daily BeastLit HubThe Masters Review, and many other places. He teaches writing, literature, and film at Big Bend Community College.

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The House Girl: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062207517
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - November 5th, 2013

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The Last Romantics: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062358202
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - February 5th, 2019

Red Lightning Cover Image
ISBN: 9781619027435
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 14th, 2016

The Blue Hour Cover Image
ISBN: 9781619026049
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - February 27th, 2018

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501116858
Availability: Not Currently On The Shelf, But We Can Ship It To You In 3-5 Days
Published: Scribner - January 9th, 2018