The Center of the American West takes as its mission the creation of forums for the respectful exchange of ideas and perspectives in the pursuit of solutions to the region's difficulties. We at the Center believe that an understanding of the historical origins of the West's problems, an emphasis on the common interests of all parties, and a dose of good humor are essential to constructive public discussion.

Words to Stir the Soul:

Words to Stir the Soul:

A Tribute to the Work of Ed Quillen

November 12, 2013

6:30 p.m.

Benson 180


The Center of the American West presents, Words to Stir the Soul: Deeper into the Heart of the Rockies. A book release event honoring the late Denver Post Contributor and Preeminent Western Public Intellectual, Ed Quillen.

“My dad had a knack for humor, an encyclopedic knowledge of Colorado history and lore, and he was never scared to say what he thought about anything.” Ed Quillen’s daughter, and the collection editor, Abby Quillen.

Readers include:
Allen Best
Christopher Braider
Art Goodtimes
Patty Limerick
Ed Marston
Betsy Marston
Laura McCall
Tom Noel
Cohen Pert
Laura Pritchett
Abby Quillen
Martha Quillen