2015 Banquet Photos

award-winning-tableA winning table — Lydia Gil, Children’s book; Julene Bair, Creative Nonfiction;
Ellen Nordberg, Essays; and Mark Stevens, Genre Fictionpoetry-finalistsPoetry finalists Lois Beebe Hayna, Carolyn Evans Campbell and
Valerie Szarek share the moment. The category was won by 102-year-old Lois.Clive-CusslerBestselling adventure author Clive Cussler
accepts CAL’s Lifetime Achievement awardcoval-and-jonesMargaret Coval and Josephine Jones of Colorado Humanities and
the Center for the Book shared CAL’s Author Advocate AwardCAL-banquet-roomCAL members and their guests at the 2015 Annual BanqueCAL-guests-1CAL guests Mary Taylor Young and Carolyn Miller peruse the programsharon-mann-mike-madiganCAL President Mike Madigan and award winner Sharon Cairns Mannsharon-cairns-mannAward winner Sharon Cairns Mann of Denver, Short Fictionsandra-dallasGuest Speaker Sandra Dallaspauline-martinezScholarship Winner Pauline Martinezmary-youngAward Winner Mary Taylor Young of Castle Rock, General Nonfcitionmark-stevensAward Winner Mark Stevens of Denver, Genre Fictionmargi-evansCAL Board Member and Banquet Chair Margi Evansmaggie-coval-josephine-jonesAuthor Advocate Award Winners Maggie Coval and Joesphine JoneslydiaAward Winner Lydia Gil of Centennial, Children’s Literaturelois-haynaAward Winner Lois Beebe Hayna of Montrose, Minnesota, Poetrylois-hayna-mike-madiganCAL President Mike Madigan presents Lois Beebe Hayna with the award for poetryjulene-bairAward Winner Julene Bair of Longmont, Creative Nonfictionjoy-lawranceCAL Member Joy Lawrance presents the Scholarship Award.jerry-mitchell-mike-madigan-peg-brantleyAward Chair Peg Brantley and CAL President Mike Madigan present the award for mainstream fiction to Jerry Mitchellemcee-peg-brantleyCAL Board Member and Awards Chair Peg Brantleyellen-nordbergAward Winner Ellen Nordberg of Louisville, Essaysellen-nordberg-mike-madiganPresident Mike Madigan presents the award for Essays to Ellen Nordbergdenny-dressmanAward Winner Denny Dressman of Englewood, Feature Articlesclive-cusslerReceipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Clive CusslerCAL-president-mike-madiganCAL President Mike Madigancal-guestsThe banquet room at the Marriott, home to the 2015 CAL Awards Banquet