10 am-noonLecture at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum120 West E. 9th St. Leadville, CONoon-2 pmMeet the Author and Book SigningHealy House Museum (Paid Guided Tours Available)912 Harrison Ave. Leadville, CO
The author Chris Enss is consistently included in the NY Times list of bestselling authors. She's written many books on Western history with a focus on women in the West. Spring 2020 book called "No Place For a Woman."
The lecture series she launched in January 2020 is all about the wilder, more reckless roles of women who helped shape the West (outlaws, soiled doves, gamblers, etc).
Chris is currently vice-president of the Western Writers of America (she becomes president of this organization at their annual convention in 2021 (which will be held in Loveland, CO). This writers group also has a special education initiative to interest students in writing and Western history.
Chris Enss is a New York Times best-selling author who has been writing about women of the Old West for more than twenty years. She has penned more than forty published books on the subject. Her work has been honored with five Will Rogers Medallion Awards, an Elmer Kelton Book Award, an Oklahoma Center for the Book Award, and was a Western Writers of America Spur Finalist. Her book The Pinks: The First Women Detectives, Operatives, and Spies with the Pinkerton National Detective Agency has been optioned by NBC Universal and is currently in development to become a television series. Enss’ most recent work is According to Kate: The Legendary Life of Big Nose Kate Elder, Love of Doc Holliday.
Here's an update along with new information pertaining to the upcoming visit by author Chris Enss and her "posse" of other authors:
She'll be joined by a second author, Phil Mills Jr. An award-winning author and currently serves as vice-president of the WWA. He lives in Texas and is part of a "posse" that travels the US with Chris for speaking/presenting events where they also have a chance to introduce folks to their writings.