Cristina Trapani-Scott


Website: cristinatrapaniscottreal.com
Email: cstrapaniscott@gmail.com
Phone: 734-476-3806
Address: 5525 Triple Crown Drive, Frederick, CO 80504
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Joined CAL: July 2017

Specialties: poetry, fiction, essays, features, news, magazine articles

Skills & Media: blogging, blog development, editing, workshop leader

Books:
The Persistence of a Bathing Suit (finishing Line Press, 2017)

Periodicals:
Paterson Literary Review (2012)
Hip Mama Magazine (2001)
Voices (2017)
The Driftwood (2011)
Human Voices (2006)

Anthologies featured in:
Sweet Lemons 2: International Writings With a Sicilian Accent (Legas, 2011)
Bigger Than They Appear: An Anthology of Very Short Poems (Accents Publishing, 2011)
Writers Reading at Sweetwaters: An Anthology of Poetry and Prose (Word’n Woman Press, 2007)
Cup of Comfort for a Bigger World: Stories that Celebrate Those Who Give, Care and Volunteer (Cup of Comfort, 2010)

Online Credit:
A Day at the Chemo Spa
Lenconnect

Memberships:
Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Awards/Honors:
2010 Third Place, Column Writing, Michigan Press Association
2009 Second Place, Column Writing, Michigan Press Association
2009 Second Place Poetry, Kentuckiana Metroversity Writing Competition
2008 Second Place, Serious Column, National Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest
2008 Third Place, Column Writing and Spot News, Michigan Press Association
2008 Second Place, Academic Writing, Kentuckiana Metroversity Writing Competition
2008 Honorable Mention Fiction, Metro Detroit Writers Member Contest
2005 First Place, Humor Column, National Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest

Bio:
Cristina is a poet, fiction writer, and educator. She holds an MFA in writing from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, and teaches writing at Community College of Colorado Online. She currently is working on a novel sparked by an advertisement she saw on a car window.




Matt Schild

Matt_Schild
Email: matt@aversion.com
Phone: 970-231-0665
Address: 2513 Woodvalley Ct.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Facebook

Joined CAL: March, 2014

Specialties: Music journalism/criticism, A&E coverage, higher education coverage and copywriting, financial

Skills & Media: Magazine, newspaper, copywriting, SEO

Books: 
Aversion Therapy: Aversion.com’s Highlights of the Underground 199-2010

Periodicals:
A.V. Club
T.V. Guide
Military Times
Westword
The Dallas Observer
MeanStreet
OFFDuty
Music Connection

Other Credits:
Editor and founder of Aversion.com




Vicki Lindner

Vicki Lindner
Email: Vlindner@Wyoming.com
Phone: 303-861-3760 or in the summer, 307-455-2042
Address: 1225 Emerson St. Apt D, Denver, CO 80218
LinkedIn

Joined CAL: March, 2014

Specialties:
Personal essays, opinion pieces, short fiction, and memoir: women’s issues, travel, food, social issues like medical malpractice, Western issues and experiences

Skills & Media:
Creative writing, creative nonfiction, editing, mentoring, speaking, newspapers, and magazines

Books:
Outlaw Games, Novel, Dial Press, 1982
Unbalanced Accounts: Why Women are Afraid of Money, (with Annette Lieberman), Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987.
Unbalanced Accounts, How Women Can Overcome Their Fear of Money, Viking/Penguin, 1988
The Money Mirror: How Money Reflects Women’s Dreams, Fears, and Desires, (revised edition) Allworth Press, 1996

Contributor to:
Love’s Shadow, ed. Sumrall, Crossing Press, 1992
Chicklit: Postfeminist Fiction, ed. Mazza and DeShell, Fiction Collective, 1995
American Nature Writing, ed. Murray, Random House, 1995
In Short: An Anthology of Short Nonfiction, ed. Kitchen and Jones, Norton, 1996
Bearing Life: Women’s Writings about Childlessness, ed. Rochelle Ratner, Feminist Press, 2000
Deep West: A Literary Tour of Wyoming, ed. Romtvedt, 2003

Periodicals:
Paris Review
Kenyon Review
Ploughshares
Fiction
Witness
Seneca Review
Northern Lights
New York Woman
South Dakota Quarterly
Grand Tour
Gastronomica
Witness
Western Humanities Review
American Literary Review
New York Stories
Sonora Review
Utne Reader
New Writing: The International Journal of Creative Writing Theory and Practice
Southwest Art
Omni
New Woman
Casper Star Tribune

Many other literary journals and popular magazines.

Online Credit:
Culinary Colorado (blog)
Shadowboxmagazine.org
Terrain.org
Wyofile.com
High Country News (Writer on the Range)
New Writing: The International Journal of Creative Writing Theory and Practice (Francis & Taylor – access only via an academic index)

Memberships:
PEN American Center (since 1982)
Boulder Women’s Media
ACLU Colorado

Awards/Honors:
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction
New York State Fellowship in Fiction
Wyoming fellowship in Creative Nonfiction
PEN/NEA Syndicated Fiction Prize

Residency grants to Yaddo, Ucross Foundation, Centrum, Caldera, Montana Artist’s Refuge, The Millay Colony, Altos de Chavon, Ragdale, and Surel’s Place.

Elbogen award for Meritorious Teaching, University of Wyoming




Susan J. Tweit


Website: www.susanjtweit.com
E-mail: info@susanjtweit.com
Phone: 719-530-0249
Address: PO Box 1956, Cody, WY 82414

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:
CAL Writing Award, Blogs and Essays, 2017
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)
CAL “Harvey” Award for Nonfiction Article, Adult Feature, 2008
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




Jodi Torpey

Torpey Jodi
Websites: westerngardeners.com
WriteBetterFaster.com
E-mail: torpend@msn.com
Phone: 720-446-9806
Twitter: @WesternGardener
Facebook

Joined CAL: 2005

Specialties: garden writing, nonfiction, features and profiles, corporate communications

Skills & Media:
web sites, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, ghostwriting

Books:
The Colorado Gardener’s Companion: An Insider’s Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Globe Pequot Press, 2007)
Blue-Ribbon Vegetable Gardening (Storey Publishing, coming in 2015)

Periodicals:
Consumer magazines:
Horticulture
The American Gardener
Zone 4
Fine Gardening magazine
Colorado Gardener news-magazine

Trade magazines:
Lawn & Garden Retailer
Landscape Management
Quebec Vert

Newspapers:
The Christian Science Monitor
American City Business Journals
The Denver Post

Online Credit:
Contributing editor VegetableGardener.com
Sanctuary Soil Blog
Lowe’s Creative Ideas Team

Other Credits:
Custom publishing for Out Here magazine

Memberships:
Garden Writers Association




Rose Muenker

muenker rose
Website: www.getgreatresults.com
E-mail: rose@getgreatresults.com
Phone: 303-590-4118
Address: 3700 S Westport Ave., #2962, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-6360

Joined CAL: 1995-08-01

Pseudonyms:
Nancy Muenker

Specialties: magazine travel features, newspapers, electronic publications, travel books, World Heritage Sites, children’s fiction

Skills & Media:
writing coach, feature writing, travel writing, copywriting, company histories, executive profiles, video scripts, children’s fiction

Books:
Colorado Front Range History Explorer
Colorado Front Range Scenic and Historic Byways

Periodicals:
Colorado Parent
Out of Denver
Buzz in the ‘burbs
Colorado Expressions
Architecture & Design of the West
Denver Post
Sommerset Collection
Trailer Life
Wellness Living
Hemispheres

Online Credit:
One World Heritage
World Heritage Pointer
globaltraveler.com
goColoradoTravel

Other Credits:
Daniels College of Business history
Bill Daniels tribute book (U of Denver)
Franklin Burns tribute book (U of Denver)
Galen and Ada Belle Spencer biography (Spencer Foundation)

Memberships:
Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)
Denver Woman’s Press Club (DWPC)

Awards/Honors:
Gold-Travel Guidebook, SATW Western Chapter
Silver-Travel Column, SATW Western Chapter
Second Place-Business Category, DWPC




Michael Madigan

Madigan, Michael
Company: MadIdeas LLC
Website: www.michaelmadiganauthor.com
E-mail: madideasllc@gmail.com
Phone: 720-334-4864
Address: 15449 W. 77th Dr, Arvada, CO 80007

Joined CAL: 2009-12-15

Specialties: fiction, nonfiction, outdoor recreation, sports

Books:
Double Dare (fiction, adventure/thriller, Adventure Publications)
Heroes, Villains, Dames & Disasters / 150 Years of Front-Page Stories from the Rocky Mountain News (nonfiction)
Historic Photos of Denver in the 50s, 60s and 70s (nonfiction)
Gem Street (anthology, Labello Press, Ireland)

Periodicals:
SKI Magazine
People
US
Rocky Mountain Magazine
Inside Sports

Memberships:
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
Denver Press Club

Awards/Honors:
Winner — 2014 Colorado Book Award (Double Dare)
Winner — 2010 CAL Book Award, Best Nonfiction (Heroes, Villains, Dames & Disasters)
Finalist — 2010 Colorado Book Award
Winner — Mesa Publishing Cowboy Up Short Story Contest (Colton’s Panics)
Finalist — Colorado Gold, thriller, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (Double Dare)
Harold S. Hirsch Award, U.S. Ski Association Writer of the Year (twice)
White Stag Award, U.S. Ski Association / Rocky Mountain Division
Riordan High School Athletic Hall of Fame




Pete Lewis

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E-mail: peter.lewis2@comcast.net
Phone: 303-791-2487
Address: 9020 Woodland Dr., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Joined CAL: 2000-08-01

Specialties: business, health care, real estate, construction, personal finance, and retail.

Skills & Media:
Magazine and newspaper features, web sites, corporate communications, editing, proofreading, reporting

Periodicals:
The Denver Post
The Denver Business Journal
Colorado Biz
5280
Boys’ Life
Health & Wellness
Natural Business
Natural Foods Merchandiser
MD News
Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability
Colorado Construction
Beyond Business
Stroke Smart
Western Lifestyle Retailer
Equestrian Retailer

Online Credit:
LowCarbiz.com
AFX News
localbusiness.com
Sidewalk Denver

Other Credits:
IBM
Standard & Poor’s
PriceWaterHouseCoopers
Colorado Office of Economic Development
National Stroke Association
Grubb & Ellis
Coors Brewing Co.
J.D. Edwards
Janus Funds
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Harvard Business School of Colorado
M&I Corp.

Awards/Honors:
Best Localization of a National Business Story, 2002, Association of Area Business Publications
Community Leadership Award, 2000, President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
Best Coverage of Business & Economic News, 1997, Suburban Newspapers of America
Best Business Story, 1997, Colorado Press Association




Donna Warren Hickey

Hickey-Donna
E-mail: donna.hickey@comcast.net
Phone: 303-797-1163
Address: 955 E. Briarwood Circle South, Centennial, CO 80122-1222

Joined CAL: 1997-08-01

Specialties: nonfiction magazine and newspaper features, essays, Latino community

Books:
Writing, Etc., editor and contributor

Periodicals:
5280
Frontier Airlines Magazine
The Denver Post
IEA News
Empire Magazine

Other Credits:
CAL Secretary 2003-2005
CAL Historian 2003-2004
CAL Membership Chair 2005 to 2008
CAL Director 2008-2009
Spanish interpreter schools, courts, hospitals
Spanish instructor

Memberships:
Denver Woman’s Press Club

Awards/Honors:
“An Immigrant’s Dream” placed in articles category, Denver Woman’s Press Club 2005
“The Gift Of A Letter” placed in essay category, DWPC 2006




Roxanne Hawn

Hawn
Website: www.roxannehawn.com
E-mail: roxanne@roxannehawn.com
Phone: 303-279-4657
Address: 32240 Robinson Hill Road, Golden, CO 80403

Joined CAL: 2000-08-01

Specialties: newspaper, magazine, and online articles; blogs and other online content; copywriting

Online Credit:
www.ChampionofMyHeart.com