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Susan J. Tweit

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Website: www.susanjtweit.com
E-mail: info@susanjtweit.com
Phone: 719-530-0249
Address: PO Box 578, Salida, CO 81201

Joined CAL: 2007-01-22

Specialties: nonfiction, ecology, nature, gardening, personal inspiration

Skills & Media:
personal essays, magazine features, newspaper & radio op-eds, books, speaking, teaching

Books:
Walking Nature Home: A Life’s Journey
Colorado Scenic Byways: Taking the Other Road
Colorado Less Traveled
The San Luis Valley: Sand Dunes and Sandhill Cranes
Rocky Mountain Garden Survival Guide
Seasons on the Pacific Coast
Seasons in the Desert
City Foxes
Barren, Wild & Worthless: Living in the Chihuahuan Desert
Meet the Wild Southwest
The Great Southwest Nature Factbook
Pieces of Light: A Year on Colorado’s Front Range
Plus 17 anthologies

Periodicals:
Audubon
Denver Post
Fine Gardening
High Country News
Los Angeles Times
Mountain Mail
National Parks
Popular Mechanics
Wilderness
youngARTS
Zone 4

Online Credit:
audubon.org
npca.org
popular mechanics.com
hcn.org
zone4mag.com

Other Credits:
featured on Martha Stewart Radio
contributor to America’s Greatest National Parks
teach creative writing workshops

Memberships:
Women Writing the West
Story Circle Network
Art Works

Awards/Honors:
2014 CAL Writing Award, Blogs, for “Choose Happiness. Love all Life”
Winner, CAL Award 2011
Winner, Colorado Book Award 2009 (Pictorial)
ForeWord Magazine Best Travel Book of the Year (2009)
Finalist, 2006 Colorado Book Award
“Notable Book,” 1998 Children’s Book Council & National Science Teacher’s Association
Best Trade Book, 1990, Mountains & Plains Bookseller’s Association

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