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CC-authored books named finalists for Colorado Book Awards

Books authored by CC writers have been named finalists for Colorado Book Awards, which are presented annually by the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities. The CC finalists are:

In the Anthology/Collection category:

- Gwen Gregory, head of bibliographic services for Tutt Library, nominated for her book, "The Successful Academic Librarian: Winning Strategies from Library Leaders"

- Walter Hecox, professor of economics and environmental science; F. Patrick Holmes III '03; and Bryan Hurlbutt '04, for "The 2005 Colorado College State of the Rockies Report Card"

In the Poetry category:

- Jane Hilberry, professor of English and co-chair of the English department, for her book "Body Painting"

In addition, in the non-fiction category, Dan Chiras, visiting professor of environmental science, was named a finalist for his book, "Ecokids: Raising Children Who Care About the Earth."

The 15th Annual Colorado Book Awards will be presented on Oct. 18 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.