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.