By Rowena Alegría, Chief Storyteller for the City and County of Denver Don Quixote is known for tilting at windmills, battling imaginary enemies or, if you will, taking on giants. From Denver’s earliest years – when the land that would become the Mile High City was better known as a gathering place for Ute, Cheyenne, […]
About Rowena Alegría
Rowena Alegría is Chief Storyteller for the City & County of Denver, founder and director of the Denver Office of Storytelling and the citywide storytelling and cultural preservation project I Am Denver. She was the 2021 Ricardo Salinas Scholar in Fiction at Aspen Words and has won numerous writing fellowships and residencies. She is a member of Sandra Cisneros' Macondo Writers Workshop. Her work has appeared in publications including The Rumpus, the Mississippi Review and the Hennepin Review. A filmmaker, career journalist, communications executive and speech writer, she is writing a novel that plays with form and the history of the Southwest. She was born and raised in Denver.
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