2011 GWA Gold Awards

for Best Talent and Best Product
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The recipients of the 2011 Gold Awards for Best Talent or Product were a carefully guarded secret until the Annual Banquet at the Indianapolis Symposium. GWA is proud to recognize the winners of the top award for achievement in excellence in garden communications.


Talent Awards

Gold Award for Best Magazine Writing
Sarah Chase Shaw for "The Art of Autumn" published by Garden Design
Gold Award for Best Newspaper Writing
Abbie Zabar for "A Vine in the Sky" published by The Forward
Gold Award for Best Book Writing
Jeff Lowenfels for Teaming with Microbes (Revised Edition) published by Timber Press
Gold Award for Best Photography
Vaughn Sills for the book Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens published by Trinity University Press
Gold Award for Best Illustration
Clyde Philip Wachsberger for the book Into the Garden with Charles self-published
Gold Award for Best Graphic Design
Jane Jeszeck for the book The Revolutionary Yardscape published by Timber Press
Product Awards

Gold Award for Best Magazine
Organic Gardening: Dec./Jan. 10/11 published by Rodale, Inc.
Gold Award for Best Electronic Media
Growing a Greener World produced by The joe gardener Media Network
Gold Award for Best Trade
"Seed Savers Exchange 2010 Summer Edition" published by Seed Savers Exchange


Congratulations to all award recipients for their outstanding work in 2010.

Look for details on the 2012 Media Awards program in the Q&T Newsletter and on the GWA website. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Gillette at membership@gardenwriters.org or 703.257.1032.