The Colorado Authors League announced its 2023 award finalists. Kathryn Winograd made the finals in three categories: Essay -“Floating,” Poem -“Octopus on a Sea Dock,” and Poetry Collection -“Flying Beneath the Dogstar.” Petra Perkins made the finals in two categories: Short Story – “Close Encounters: Confessions,” and Novella – The Odd Sea. Karen Gilleland made the finals in Fiction Cozy Mystery for Diamond on the High Seas.