No Refuge from War Memories

Writers Andrew Lam, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Amitava Kumar discuss the horrors and lingering impact of the Vietnam War [Credit: Ritayan Mitra]

By Debra Nicholson, Official JLF@Boulder Blogger War memories never die. They persist in the consciousness of the winners and the losers, and generations of survivors afterward. “All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory,” says Pulitzer Prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen. Andrew Lam, senior editor of […]

Graphic Novels: The Image and the Word

A fascinating discussion on the graphic novel's shift from fringe to mainstream literature [Photo Credit: Will Hauge]

By Kaity Hauge-Aldridge, Official JLF@Boulder Blogger As a graphic designer, I am constantly faced with the ever-growing challenge of communicating with a global audience that is increasingly more and more visually minded. We operate in a world of icons, memes, and “Instagrammable” moments. But is this a product of the digital age? Or is it […]

Forever Connected: Bhutan and Boulder

Her Majesty the Royal Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck reading from her work at JLF@Boulder 2016 [Photo Credit: Abhijit Sur]

By Debra Nicholson, Official JLF@Boulder Blogger Her Majesty the Royal Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck’s profound belief in the connections between people, across borders of time and space, has forever joined Bhutan and Boulder. Her Majesty is as gracious as you might imagine a representative of a country that measures Gross National Happiness to […]