Vectra Bank representatives present Todd Neff with his Colorado Book Award

What

An annual program that celebrates the accomplishments of Colorado's outstanding authors, editors, illustrators and photographers.  Awards are presented in at least ten categories including anthology/collection, biography, children's, creative nonfiction, fiction, history, nonfiction, pictorial, poetry and young adult.

When

The 23rd Annual Colorado Book Awards ceremony was held Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen.

Why

To celebrate and promote Colorado authors and their works.

Who

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. Authors not currently Colorado residents who feel their work is inspired by or connected to Colorado should submit a letter with his/her entry describing the connection.

For more information, contact Stephanie March 303.894.7951 x19, fax 303.864.9361, stephanie@coloradohumanities.org.

Vectra Bank is a proud sponsor of the Colorado Book Awards.