Awards

Best American Essays (2016)

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Beyond Belief” Notable Essay

Runner’s World “Select,” (2016)

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Runner, Interrupted,”  “Best of 50 years” anniversary feature

Best American Travel Writing (2015)

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Branding Guyana” Notable Travel Writing

Best American Essays (2015)

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“What Price Experience?” (From The Rotarian) Notable Essays

Best American Essays (2014)

The Secret Lives of Stories” Notable Essays

Best American Travel Writing (2014)

The Fallout” Notable Travel Writing

Best American Essays (2013)

Fall of the Creative Class” Notable Essays

Best American Travel Writing (2013)

The Crossing” Notable Travel Writing

The Reunion” Notable Travel Writing

Lowell Thomas Award (2013)

The Crossing” awarded Silver Prize for best Foreign Travel Article.

The Fallout” awarded Bronze Prize for best U.S./Canada Travel Article.

Best American Sports Writing (2012)

“Finding His Way” Notable Sports Writing

Best American Travel Writing (2011)

The Roads Between Us: A Journey Across Africa,” Notable Travel Writing

Best American Travel Writing (2009)

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A mind dismembered: In search of the magical penis thieves” selected for anthology

Best American Travel Writing (2008)

Spirits in the Material World,” Notable Travel Writing

The Lost World of Nigeria,” Notable Travel Writing

Lowell Thomas Award (2007)

How to use a Squat Toilet,” awarded Silver Prize, best Service-oriented Consumer Article

Best American Travel Writing (2004)

Test Day” selected for anthology

Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize (2001)

Runner-up

Milwaukee Press Club Awards (2004-2007)

Print Journalist of the Year,” runner-up, 2007

Love the One You’re With,” runner up, best short feature, 2007

Magazine Journalist of the Year,” runner-up, 2006

Sugar Shock,” best public interest story, 2005

Smell of the 60sbest magazine series, 2005

Read Between the Linesbest written magazine story, 2004

One Response to “Awards”

  1. […] my copy of the Best American Travel Writing 2008 in the mail. Needless to say, I was happy to have two of my stories chosen for the Notable Travel Writing list in the back. But it was also nice to see some of my […]

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