Governor Polis signed a proclamation declaring September 18 Colorado Authors’ Hall of Fame Day, in support of the upcoming celebration gala where 16 new incredible authors will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The gala will be held on September 18 at the Renaissance Central Park hotel in Denver.
Mayor John Hancock also signed a proclamation for the city of Denver, declaring September 18, Authors’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Day in celebration of some of Colorado’s most prolific authors.
This year’s 16 inductees include 4 Legacies: Robert Heinlein, often called the “dean of science fiction writers”, he was among the first to emphasize scientific accuracy in his fiction and became a pioneer of the subgenre of hard science fiction, Pulitzer Prize winning author James Michener, John Edward Williams, author of Butcher’s Crossing and Augustus, and Hannah Marie Wormington, considered to be one of the nation’s top anthropologists. ons on Race, Love and Forgiveness and All That Is Secret: An Annalee Spain Mysterys and many other awards for his fiction.
The Colorado Authors’ Hall of Fame is the first in the nation to recognize and celebrate the breadth of work that authors brought forth. Other Hall of Fame inductions are planned for authors in Texas and Arizona.
Tickets are available to the public at www.ColoradoAuthorsHallofFame.org The ticket includes dinner.