Middle Creek Publishing has just published two posthumous works by well-known and greatly beloved poet, writer, and literary advocate, Chris Ransick. Joe The Ghost and Temporary House are currently available via www.middlecreekpublishing.com and via Amazon.com. Chris Ransick, Denver Poet Laureate from 2006-2010, was an award winning author of six books of poetry and fiction.  He worked as a journalist, editor, professor, and speaker and served on his city’s public library board, his state’s humanities board of directors, and on the PEN Freedom to Write Committee. His book, Never Summer, won a 2003 Colorado Book Award for Poetry, and his book of short stories, A Return to Emptiness, was a 2005 Colorado Book Award for fiction finalist. Lighthouse awarded him the 2013 Beacon Award for Teaching Excellence and will be honoring him at a special ticketed reading event on June 18th at LitFest in Denver (https://www.lighthousewriters.org/workshop/chris-ransick-readingcelebration-youtube-livestream?session=5236)