Gail D. Storey accepts her 2014 Colorado Book Award


The Colorado Book Awards recognize outstanding contributions by Colorado authors, editors, illustrators and photographers in at least ten categories, including anthology/collection, biography, children's, creative nonfiction, fiction, history, nonfiction, pictorial, poetry and young adult.


As an opening event for Aspen Summer Words, one of the country’s best gatherings for writers and readers, we will announce the Colorado Book Award winners on Sunday afternoon, June 21, 2015, at 3 p.m. during the 24th Annual Colorado Book Awards ceremony at the Aspen Meadows Resort.


Click here for a list of this year's finalists.

To be eligible for a Colorado Book Award, a primary contributor to the book must be a Colorado writer, editor, illustrator, or photographer. Current Colorado residents are eligible, as are individuals engaged in ongoing literary work in the state and authors whose personal history, identity, or literary work reflect a strong Colorado influence.


To purchase $20 advance tickets for the event, which includes a reception following the awards announcements, please call 303.894.7951 x10.  Tickets will be $25 at the door.

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Stephanie March 303.894.7951 x19, fax 303.864.9361, or