Outdoor writer and Havalon Post editor Steve Sorensen took home five awards from the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association awards banquet May 16, held at the beautiful Seven Springs Mountain Resort in the mountains of Somerset County, PA.
- First Place, Best Book Award (sponsored by POWA) for “Growing Up With Guns.”
- First Place, Handloading Promotion Award for Electronic Media (sponsored by Redding Reloading) for an article published in Deer Hunters Online.
- First Runner-Up, Best Newspaper Column (sponsored by Pennsylvania Hunters Sharing the Harvest) for a column published in the Forest Press and the Olean Times Herald.
- First Runner-Up, Best Magazine or Regional Newspaper Column (sponsored by Gogal Publishing Co.) for “The Arthur Young Buck” published in Ohio Valley Outdoors.
- First Runner-Up, Youth and the Hunting/Shooting Sports Award (sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation) for “This is more fun than golf,” a column published in the Forest Press and the Olean Times Herald.
Sorensen’s award-winning book “Growing Up With Guns” is about how to think about hunting. It covers the role of hunters and guns in making wildlife abundant through the North American model of wildlife conservation.
Sorensen is a contributor to several national magazines and is editor of the Havalon Sportsman’s Post from Havalon Knives. His newspaper column, “The Everyday Hunter®,” appears in the Forest Press and the Olean Times Herald. He also speaks frequently at church-sponsored sportsman’s banquets.
Previously Sorensen won “Best Newspaper Column” three times from POWA, and in March 2015 he won the national “Pinnacle Award” from the Professional Outdoor Media Association.
Sorensen lives in Russell, PA with his wife Barbara, and miniature groundhog dog Remy. For more information about Steve, his writing and his speaking, go to www.EverydayHunter.com. For information about POWA, go to www.PAOutdoorWriters.com.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Steve Sorensen, Cell (814) 688-2044
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