Next stop: Leadville

As a historic biographer, my focus is writing about pioneer characters, which often takes me to places with a colorful past. When I researched and wrote my award-winning biography, Baby Doe Tabor: Matchless Silver Queen, my search for truth and information about The Tabors and their Matchless Mine took me to the nooks and crannies of Leadville‚Äôs mining district. Interestingly, the fun did not end once the book was published by Filter Press in 2011.…

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An Interview Revisited

This week, Wyoming Author Jean Henry Mead revisited her 2011 interview with Joyce B. Lohse. Jean’s interview is shared here for the first time. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Joyce Lohse is an award-winning biographer and journalist, who accepted induction in the Colorado Women Hall of Fame for Eliza Routt, the subject of one of her biographies. Since 2002, she has worked as administrator for Women Writing the West. Joyce, your books have won quite a few awards, which…

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