Winners of the Colorado Book Awards were announced on Friday, June 24, at the 20th Annual Colorado Book Awards Ceremony, as the culminating event for the Aspen Summer Words writing retreat and literary festival in Aspen, Colorado. Authors, editors, and photographers and their publishers entered 146 titles this year to compete in ten categories. Magnus Maximus, A Marvelous Measurer published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux,in 2010, and illustrated by S.D. Schindler won in the Children’s Literature category.
Jennifer Long (who did so much to make this an outstanding literary event) and me – with backdrop of scenic Aspen