Ian Neligh

Website: IanNeligh.com
Email: nelighauthor@gmail.com
Phone: 303-895-6882

Joined CAL: December 2017

Specialties: Nonfiction, history, journalism, investigative, humor, horror

Gold! Madness, Murder and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies

Canyon Courier
Clear Creek Courant
Aurora Sentinel
Boulder Weekly
Denver Post
Denver Business Journal
Gunnison Country Times

Online Credit:

• Landmark Communications 2010 First Place Feature Writing
• Landmark Communications 2011 First Place News Writing
• Colorado Press Association 2011 First Place Series
• Colorado Press Association 2012 Best Investigative Series
• Colorado Press Association 2012 Best Education Series
• Colorado Press Association 2013 second place Best Humorous Column Writing
• Colorado Press Association 2016 First Place Best Feature Story
• Colorado Country Life 2017’s Powerful Reads Gold! Madness, Murder and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies

Ian Neligh is an award-winning journalist and the editor of a newspaper based in the town where the Colorado Gold Rush first began. Neligh developed his passion for storytelling at the family dinner table, where he learned that a good story must be captivating and, if possible, hilarious.

Jennifer Kincheloe

Website: www.jenniferkincheloe.com
Address: 1645 Ivanhoe Street, Denver, CO 80220
Facebook (book)
Facebook (author)

Joined CAL: January 2016

Zoe King, The Blair Partnership

Specialties: crime fiction, fiction books, historical fiction, humor, mystery, thriller, women’s, romantic suspense, romance

Skills & Media: magazine articles, ghostwriting, blogging, social media

The Secret Life Of Anna Blanc

Various academic journals

Online Credit:
Writer’s Digest

Mystery Writers of America (Rocky Mountain Chapter)
Sisters in Crime (Colorado Chapter)
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
Romance Writers of America

Winner of the 2013 Colorado Gold Writing Contest for Mystery
Nomination for the 2016 Left Coast Crime Lefty Award for Historical Fiction

Jennifer is a research scientist turned writer of historical fiction. She was on the faculty at UCLA, where she spent 11 years conducting research to inform health policy. She currently lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and two children.

Ellen Nordberg

Ellen Nordberg
Website: www.ellennordberg.com
Email: ellen@ellennordberg.com
Phone: 303-242-4861
Address: 760 Orchard Drive, Louisville, CO 80027

Joined CAL: March, 2014

Health and Fitness, Profiles, Personal Essays, Humorous Essays, Chick Lit, Twin Mom Blog

Skills & Media:
Magazine and newspaper articles, humor, novels, readings-performance, web content,
Producer, Listen to Your Mother Show Boulder

Bicycle Love: Stories of Passion, Joy, and Sweat Anthology, Edited by Garth Battista
Simple Pleasures of Friendship: Celebrating the Ones We Love, Edited by Susannah Seton
Multiples Illuminated: A Collection of Stories and Advice from Parents of Twins, Triplets and More, Edited by Alison Lee and Megan Woolsey.
So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Read About Motherhood, Edited by Stephanie Sprenger

The Denver Post
The Chicago Tribune
American Fitness
5280 Magazine
Boulder Lifestyle
Boulder County Lifestyle
Colorado Babies
River Oak Review
Adventure Cyclist
Recumbent and Tandem Rider
LA Sports and Fitness
Windy City Sports
Rocky Mountain Sports
Twin Cities Sports

Online Credit:
Scary Mommy/Club Mid
Blunt Moms
Good Men Project
Conde Nast
Huffington Post
Errant Parent
Rodale News

Other Credits:
National Public Radio – KQED San Francisco
“Listen To Your Mother Show” – Cast Member Denver 2014, Cast Member Boulder 2015, Co-Producer 2016

Boulder Writers Workshop – Professional Member
Boulder Media Women
Denver Woman’s Press Club

Colorado Authors’ League Essay Award 2015
2nd Place, Boulder Writers Workshop Comedy Writing Contest – 2014
Winner, “Stories on Stage” Memoir Contest – 2014

Gail D. Storey

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Website: GailStorey.com
Email: GailDStorey@gmail.com
Phone: 303-443-9437
Address: 5290 Euclid Ave, Boulder, CO 80303


Joined CAL: January, 2014

Ellen Levine of Trident Media Group

Specialties: Memoir, Novels, Poetry, Blogs; Humor, Nature, Spirituality, Adventure, Marriage/Relationships

Skills & Media: Jumping out of cakes for special occasions

I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail
The Lord’s Motel
God’s Country Club
First Poems of Gail Donohue
“Totally Nude Live Girls” in Cowboys, Indians and Commuters; The Penguin Book of New American Voices, edited by Jay McInerney
“The Honeymoon Cottage” in Intro 13, AWP anthology
“Beachmont” in Intro 12, AWP anthology
Haikus, in Haiku-Sine anthology
“Noah’s Sestina for Raven and Dove” in Obsession: Sestinas in the Twenty-First Century

Fiction, Chicago Review, The North American Review, Gulf Coast, My Table, Pilgrimage, Portlander, The World & I, Houston Metropolitan, Houston City Magazine, Domestic Crude, Ellipsis, Annapolis Anthology, Mississippi Valley Review, Passport Newsletter, Passport NVR (No Visa Required), Academy Update (American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine), Dickinson Studies, Pacific Crest Trail Communicator, Zone 3, Women in the Visual and Literary Arts

Online Credit:
amberstorey.com (humor)

Other Credits:
Interview on Colorado Public Radio: cpr.org/news/story/brutal-hike-fool-love-leads-national-award
Interview on New Dimensions Radio: newdimensions.org/trekking-the-pacific-crest-trail-with-gail-storey-and-porter-storey/
Interview in Nexus Magazine: bluetoad.com/publication/?i=172578&p=22
Interview in Zone 3 Magazine: apsu.edu/zone3/sexual-spiritual-serious-outrageously-comic
Interview in Boulder Weekly: boulderweekly.com/article-12082-boulder-author-recou.html
Interview in Experience Life Magazine: experiencelife.com/article/follow-your-dream/#ACoupleWhoWenttotheWilderness
Interview in Library Journal
Contemporary Authors, Volume 140

Authors League of America; Authors Guild
Poets & Writers
Lighthouse Writers Workshop
Boulder Media Women
Boulder Writers’ Workshop
Women Writing the West
Outdoor Adventure and Travel Writers
Avocado Sisterhood

Colorado Book Award, Memoir, 2014
Foreword IndieFab Book of the Year Award 2014
Nautilus Silver Award 2014
Colorado Authors’ League Awards Finalist 2014
Next Generation Indie Awards Finalist 2014
National Outdoor Book Award, 2013
Barbara Savage Award, Mountaineers Books, 2013
Haiku-Sine haiku winner, 1999
South Central Women’s Studies Association, Best Fiction Award, 1998
Austin Writers’ League, Violet Crown Book Award, 1997
Pen Texas Writing Award, Fiction, 1997
Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection for novel God’s Country Club, 1996
Literary Lion, Houston Chronicle, 1996
Woman on the Move, Texas Executive Women, 1993
PEN Southwest Discovery Prize, 1983 and 1984
Orange Show, First Prize for Fiction, 1985
Houston Festival Prose Award, 1983

Sureva Towler

Website: www.surevatowler.com
E-mail: surevatowler100@gmail
Phone: 785-766-5434
Address: PO Box 770768, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

Joined CAL: 1997-08-01

Specialties: lifestyle humor, nonfiction, Northwest Colorado

Skills & Media:
essays, magazine features, brochures; speaker on writing local history

History of Northwest Colorado
The Boys at the Bar, Johnson Books (2006)
The Story of Routt County’s Women (1999)
Faster Horses, Younger Women, Older Whiskey (1996)
The History of Skiing at Steamboat Springs (1987)
The Historical Guide to Routt County (1977)

Children’s Activity Books
The Town Between Two Mountains: Steamboat Springs (1999)
From Snowflake to Sirloin Steak: The Story of Water in Steamboat Springs (1998)

The Cream of Tartar Story, for the American Tartaric Products Association (1996)

Community resource directories
For Meeker, Steamboat Springs, the Yampa River and White River Valleys

Modern Maturity
Steamboat Springs
Topeka and Key West magazines

Online Credit:
The Denver Post

Modern Maturity Hometown USA Photo Contest, honorable mention (1997)
National Society of Newspaper Columnists, Humor, honorable mention (2005)
Denver Press/Newspaper Guild, Commentary/Analysis, third place (2005)
Colorado Authors’ League/Essay of the Year (2005 and 2003); Adult Nonfiction (2007 and 1997)
Coleman Centennial Story Contest, grand prize (2002)
Writer’s Digest/Personal Essay: (2001 and 2000)
Steamboat Ski Corp Hazie Award (1981)
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Grand Marshal (1977)

Karen Susman

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Company: Karen Susman and Associates
Website: www.karensusman.com
E-mail: karen@karensusman.com
Phone: 303-756-6939
Address: PO Box 371500, Denver, CO 80237

Joined CAL: 1994-08-01

Specialties: business, humor, presentation and networking skills, coaching on presentation skills and networking for authors

Skills & Media:
Presentation and networking skills coaching

102 Top Dog Networking Secrets
101 Top Dog Tricks of Time and Activity Management
55 Ways to Improve Your Laugh Life
201 Secrets for Building Community Involvement

A/E Rainmaker
Scotsman Guide
Top of The Table

Online Credit:

Other Credits:
International speaker for groups like NBC, Marriott Hotels, American Express and Burger King

Denver Advisory Board
Denver University Alumni Board
Denver Coach Federation

Annette Shope

Website: www.annetteshope.com
E-mail: ashope@nc.rr.com
Phone: 919-803-5067
Address: 8313 Rue Cassini Court, Raleigh, NC 27615

Joined CAL: 2006-09-01

Specialties: creative nonfiction, essays and memoirs

Skills & Media:

Joy Overbeck

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Website: www.joyoverbeck.com
E-mail: joyoverbeck@gmail.com
Phone: 303-840-3833
Address: 19692 E. Mann Creek Drive, #D, Parker, CO 80134

Joined CAL: 1988-08-01

Specialties: nonfiction articles of all kinds, essays, humor, books, political commentary/opinion

Skills & Media:
Magazines, websites, editing, books, marketing and promotion

Love Stinks: The Romantic’s Guide to Breaking Up Without Breaking Down
The Whole Birth Catalogue

Woman’s Day
TV Guide
Reader’s Digest
5280 Denver Magazine
Vail/Beaver Creek Magazine
Architecture & Design of the West
Colorado Summit
Vail Valley Magazine
Colorado Expression

Online Credit:
www.the kitchencabinet.com

Other Credits:
Authored the play: Love Stinks
Former radio talk show host: KOA and KHOW

Author’s Guild
Denver Women’s Press Club

Four Colorado Authors’ League Awards, for play, nonfiction book (Love Stinks), and adult nonfiction article (2009, 2010, 2012)
Publishers Weekly 10 Best Books of the Year Award for The Whole Birth Catalogue

Nancy Oswald

Website: www.nancyoswald.com
E-mail: nancyos@centurylink.net
Phone: 719-942-4361
Address: PO Box 304, 2241 County Rd 1A, Cotopaxi, CO 81223

Joined CAL: 2009-02-03

Specialties: MG/YA Colorado-based Historical Fiction, MG Humor

Nothing Here But Stones
Hard Face Moon
Rescue in Poverty Gulch
Insects in the Infield
Edward Wynkoop: Soldier and Indian Agent
Trouble on the Tracks

Colorado Central Magazine

Women Writing the West
Western Writers of America

Willa Literary Award
IRA Notable Book for a Global Society
Finalist for Spur Award
Finalist for the Colorado Book Awards
CIPA Evvy Award
Spur Award Winner, 2015
CAL Writing Award Finalist, 2015

Linda Frantzen Carlson

Company: Carlson Editing
E-mail: carlsonlf@comcast.net
Phone: 303-665-5184
Address: 235 Maplewood Drive, Erie, CO 80516

Joined CAL: 2000-08-01

Specialties: fiction, middle grade, humor, poetry, short stories

Plump: Survival of the Fattest (authored)
Please Stay on the Trail (contributed short story)
Writing, Etc. (contributed writing tip)

Boulder Daily Camera column for eight-plus years: “Carlsoncounters (of the word kind)”
The Boulder Lampoon
The Audience Magazine

Other Credits:
Poetry published in Boulder Daily Camera, Art Times, Poetry Motel, Mobius, and Pegasus

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
Rocky Mountain Publishing Professionals Guild
copyeditor, proofreader