Colorado poets share insights into evolving poetry field at SoCo Reading Series

From left to right: Kyle Laws, Joseph Hutchinson and Jared Smith stand in front of a piece of art at the Kadoya Gallery. | Photo courtesy of Jonothan Stephenson Three Colorado poets provided a reading of their published works and gave insight into the evolving field of poetry March 3. The event was part of the Southern Colorado Reading Series and the Pueblo Progressive Poetry Project. The reading took place in the posh, intimate setting of the downtown Kadoya Gallery, and featured Joseph Hutchinson, Colorado Poet Laureate for 2014-2018, as...

Associate English professor releases poetry book after seven years of work

Juan Morales spent seven years perfecting his poetry book "The Siren World." | Photo by Patti Freeman Schreiber, courtesy of Juan Morales In 2,555 days, a lot can happen. Juan Morales, associate professor of English at CSU-Pueblo, spent that amount of time, seven years, developing and perfecting his recently published poetry book “The Siren World,” which is the second book he has had published. “I tried a lot of different passions. I looked back and realized I was always journaling. We traveled a lot when I was younger and I...