(Hayworth, Gene - 2019) -- The Dairy Arts Center Literary Arts Award uri icon



  • In addition to his CU Boulder work, Hayworth owns Inkberry Books, an emerging cultural hub in Niwot, Colorado, and is the founder, publisher and chief editor of the independent Owl Canyon Press. Twice a year, the publishing company hosts the OCP Hackathon, a short story contest that has drawn more than 960 submissions from writers working in every literary genre in 46 countries.
    His contributions to the arts are multifaceted and include nurturing and mentoring CU Boulder students, highlighting global literature through his work as a literary translator, promoting new and developing authors, and celebrating literature and community through his publishing endeavors.
    Hayworth is a member of the Niwot Business Association, the Rocky Mountain Booksellers Association, the American Library Association, the Global Literature in the Libraries Initiative and the International Federation of Library Associations.

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  • 2019