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And the Winners for the 2017 Independence Travel Writing Award

The Stare of the Halfway There by Steven Law Culture and Ideas The best story or essay about how art, history, currents events, fashion, or music affected a traveler or a trip Gold: Fortifications by Christina Ammon Silver: I Never Want to Leave Here by Jillian Schedneck Travel and Shopping The best account of a shopping, bargaining, or haggling experience in a market, bazaar, outlet, or mall, anywhere in the world Gold: Alien Negrita from Outer Space by Julie Hackett Destination Story The best story about a place that captures its essence and reveals its attractions, making the reader want to go there Gold: The background should help travel writing awards canada the action itself in a travel context, but does not take precedence over the action itself.

Biking Across Borders in the Balkans by Tim Leffel Travel and Transformation The best story about the inner journey or pilgrimage, whether religious, mystical, psychological, or emotional Gold: Boob Deck by Paulette Perhach Bronze: Saying Something by Leslie Oh Funny Travel The funniest account of a misadventure or an essay about how the world can make us travel writing awards canada at ourselves and those around us Gold: The images should be linked thematically and presented as a series.

Pura Vida by Alison Konecki Silver: We say take your best shot. It may be a translation of an English-language story, but the translation must be done by its author, not by the newspaper or magazine in which it appears.

The Body Bag and the Behemoth by Bill Zarchy Travel and Sports The best account of a sports activity while traveling, such as climbing, rafting, sailing, trekking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, skiing, baseball, Frisbee, polo, basketball Gold: Finding the Home My Father Built by May Gee Family Travel The best story about traveling with family of all generations grandparents, parents, children, cousins, siblings or journeying to discover roots Gold: Kindred Journeys by Keith Skinner Travel and Food The best story where food or drink plays a role in introducing the traveler to a foreign culture or new friends Gold: The feature must be written, by the author, in French.

Goyard Yourself by Gerald Yeung Silver: The purpose of this restriction is to focus on stories where the writing quality and the strength of the narrative are the two key elements, so that the judging may be done uniformly across all entries.

The person or people shown should clearly relate to a travel destination. Dim Sum by Jamie Wong Silver: Ritacuba Blanco by Charles Hinriksson Bronze: Mideast Uprising by Sharon Kreider Silver: Best Action Photo Action photographs depict actual physical activity taking place in a travel locale, such as fly-fishing in Alberta, snowboarding in Switzerland, or Thai boxers competing in Bangkok.

Time Travelers by T. Photography The work will be judged on composition, technical quality and ability to evoke a place, moment or sentiment: Best Photo Series Multiple photos a minimum of four can either illustrate an accompanying article, or could be presented as a slideshow of images to independently tell a compelling travel story.

Perhaps a profile of a city with a lively microbrewery scene, a look at the unique ingredients used in Peruvian food, or an interview with a local chef who is famous for his homemade charcuterie. The Spirit of St.The key to winning this award is to have a subject that may seem mundane, but is presented in a creative, entertaining manner.

Best Spirit of Canada This category is devoted to those articles that bring Canada, its landscape, its culture and its people alive on the page.

BC Association of Travel Writers (BCATW) promotes and supports travel media in British Columbia by providing an annual symposium, monthly Meetups, the Buzz monthly newsletter, media cards, networking and social media.

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Jasper Trip in Canada

Here's how to enter the competition for cash awards and publication. Get the latest travel writing news, commentary, and gossip. Award Winners About the Photo. This photo was taken in Jasper National Park Canada. a 7 km hike in to celestene lake.

This lake is along the way called princes lake. O Canadiana: We travel Canada + the world in search of quirk. Travel Writing Awards honor editorial work showcasing the Golden State’s natural beauty and lifestyle.

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California-based editorial content decision makers and creators across broadcast, digital and print media platforms are encouraged to enter the competition.

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