Vote for the Book Awards for the Boulder Writers' Workshop.  Limit one vote per category!  Only BWW Standard and Professional Members are invited and allowed to vote.  Thanks!

The nominees for the writing awards for journalism and blogging are listed separately. All nominees are Boulder Writers' Workshop Professional Members with dues in good standing. Nominations for the 2016 awards will open October 15 and close December 15, 2015, at midnight.


Best Blogger

Christina Antus for "Christina Antus, Writer & Mediocre Housewife," featuring her humorous take on motherhood, domesticity and all the fun that comes with being a grownup.



Susie Lindau for "Susie Lindau's Wild Ride," featuring her fun and personal adventures at



Amanda McCracken for "Shelf Life: Musings on Waiting" that runs the gamut from profound to funny.



Connie Meyer whose musings at "Urban Overalls" celebrate the urban homestead.



Ellen Nordberg for "Treading the Twin Tsunami: Funny Tales of a Twin Mom Water Aerobics Instructor,"  features her unique brand of humor to twin parenting and fitness instruction.



Susan Osborn for "Empowered for Life," which features her thoughtful insights and meditations on growth as a personal lifestyle, including learning and living through unexpected change and loss.



Lara Riscol for "Evokes: Grown Up Conversations on Sex and Life," which covers the intersection  of sex and society.



Susu Vieira for "He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not," a blog that supports her book and riffs on dating.

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Best Magazine Writer

Amanda McCracken, whose fitness articles and essays on women's sexuality have appeared in Glamour, ElleUK, The New York Times, Cowboys and Indians, Running Times, Triathlete Magazine, Women's Running and others.  Her thought-provoking essays landed her a guest spot on the Katie McCouric Show.



Ellen Nordberg, whose articles and essays have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, The Huffington Post,, Boulder Lifestyle, American fitness, Adventure Cyclist, 5280 and on National Public Radio.



Lara Riscol, whose articles on sex and society have been published in The Nation, Salon, AlterNet and other national media outlets.


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