Kay Marie Porterfield: Awards and Articles


Colorado Council on the Arts Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction, 2003
Winner 2002 Colorado Book Award.
South Dakota Press Association award for feature writing, 1996.
Laura Bower Black Hills Writers’ Award, First Place Nonfiction, 1998.
Laura Bower Black Hills Writers’ Award, First Place Creative Nonfiction, 2000, and Best of Show, 2000. Read her winning essay.


Kay Marie Porterfield’s writing specialties are: addictions, health, aging, women’s issues, domestic violence, parenting, education, and business. She is the author of over 500 articles in national magazines including:

  • Cosmopolitan,
  • Working Woman,
  • Working Mother,
  • Catholic Digest,
  • New Age Journal,
  • Woman,
  • Balance for Women Physicians,
  • Women’s World,
  • Seventeen,
  • Mothering,
  • United Express Destinations,
  • Braniff Destination,
  • Skylines,
  • The World and I,
  • The Writer,
  • Writer’s Digest,
  • The Single Parent, and
  • King Features Syndicate.