2022 IFWTWA Photo Contest Winner Sensorio pre-dusk in Paso Robles

2022 IFWTWA Photo Contest Awards

I am pleased to announce that in 2022 two of my photos won awards in the 2022 IFWTWA Photo Contest. Both photos received first place in their categories. My photo entitled Sensario Pre-dusk took first place in the Landscape Category. In addition, my photo Turret Stairwell won first place in the Urban Landscape Category. Sensario … Read more

The Primus Room - Bodegas Salentein @Cori Solomon

IFWTWA Photo Contest Awards

I am pleased to say that in 2021 two of my photos won awards in the 2021 IFWTWA photo contest. I received 1st place in the winery category with my photo entitle Primus Room Bodegas Salentein. I also received an Honorable mention in the bottles and glasses category with my photo Bottle of Pinot Noir … Read more

Travel Writing - NATJA Bronze Award - Cori Solomon

Travel Writing Award-Winning Article

My article Escape to the South Willamette Valley won the Bronze Award in the Illustrated Story Category at the North American Travel Journalists Association’s 29th Annual NATJA Awards Competition. This award has special meaning because it is my first award for my travel writing. In the past, I have won awards and Certificates of Excellence … Read more

Therapy Dog Murray with Cori Solomon

From Shelter Dog to Therapy Dog – DWAA Nominee

My article From Shelter Dog to Therapy Dog: The Story of Murray was a finalist for a Maxwell Medallion Award in the 2018 Writing Competition sponsored by the Dog Writers Association of America. Cori received a Certificate of Nomination for excellence in the category of Magazine Article Rescue. Dogs play a significant role in our … Read more

Rescue Story, Chloe and Cori's Reunion

A Lost Dog Rescue Story – DWAA Finalist

My article Chloe’s Adventure Cori’s Nightmare: A Lost Dog Rescue Story was a finalist for The Sleepypod Pet Safety Award at the 2018 Writing Competition sponsored by the Dog Writers Association of America. Cori received a Special Award Certificate for this article. A pet owner’s worst nightmare is having their dog get loose, especially when … Read more

CWA Award

The Gift: The story of a cat Rescue – CWA Award Winner

I am honored, my article won the 2017 Kari Winters Rescue and Rehabilitation Award at the Cat Writers Association writing competition. This CWA award was sponsored by Tica, The International Cat Association, Inc. The article called The Gift: The story of a cat rescue retells my experience rescuing cats after my sister passed away. From … Read more

DWAA Finalist Nominee Written Palette Guest Writer, Mary McGrath

The Comfort of a Dog: An Unexpected Gift from My Mother – DWAA Nominee

Written Palette, Guest Blogger, Mary McGrath article called The Comfort of a Dog: An Unexpected Gift from My Mother.  This article was a finalist for a Maxwell Medallion Award in the 2017 Writing Competition sponsored by the Dog Writers Association of America. Mary received a Certificate of Nomination for excellence in the category of Short … Read more

Lexi Wearing a T-Shirt After Laparoscopic Spay

Laparoscopic Spay: The New Option – DWAA Nominee

This article about the laparoscopic spay, its benefits as an option for spaying a bitch was a finalist for a Maxwell Medallion Award in the 2017 Writing Competition sponsored by the Dog Writers Association of America. Cori received a Certificate of Nomination for excellence in the category of Article or Blog – Health or General Care. … Read more

Saluki with Flamengo plush toy

My Dog Swallowed a Soft Toy – DWA Award Finalist

This article about what to do when your dog swallows an unwanted foreign object was a finalist for a Maxwell Medallion Award in the 2016 Writing Competition sponsored by the Dog Writers Association of America. Cori received a Certificate of Nomination for excellence in the category of Article or Blog – Health or General Care. … Read more

Dog Writers Association of America Maxwell Award

Toby: A blind dog’s journey – Maxwell Award Winner

This article about a winery service dog who became blind won a Maxwell Award in the 2014 Writing Competition sponsored by the Dog Writers Association of America.  Cori received the Maxwell Medallion as well as a Certificate of Nomination for excellence in the category of Online Article – Any Other Topic.  The awards were presented … Read more