deborah burst
freelance writing & photography
Awards
Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association(LOWA)   
Excellence in Craft Award 200
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2nd Place in Coastal Erosion Category                
"Tides of Change"
Award winning article about coastal erosion
Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association  (LOWA)
Excellence in Craft Award 2009

3rd Place in Magazine Feature
>1000 words              
"Animal Attraction"
Award winning
travelogue on Apalachicola, Florida

2010 Press Club of New Orleans Awards
Honorable Mention Special Section
Louisiana Life Magazine
Breaux Bridge 150th Anniversary
Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association
Excellence in Craft Award 2010
2nd Place in Magazine Feature
The Art of Fly Fishing
                                             Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association (LOWA)
                                                    Excellence in Craft Award  2004                                                    
                                        
1st Place Best Magazine Feature (>1000 words)                       3rd Place Black & White Photography
Cajun Ambassador, Times of Acadiana                                                  Baby Possum

                                                 Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association (LOWA)
                                                          Excellence in Craft Award  2005

3rd Place Electronic Category                      3rd Place Newspaper                                3rd Place Color photo
                                       Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association (LOWA)
                                                  Excellence in Craft Award 2007

          1st Place Newspaper                                          2nd Place Magazine Feature >1000 words
        Baton Rouge Advocate                                                              Southern Breeze
She Seeks Seashells by the Seashore                                                  Down the Bayou
                                    Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association (LOWA)
                                                 Excellence in Craft Award 2006
                                                                           
1st Place Electronic                                                                 2nd Place Black & White Photography     
Manchac Wonderland  
                                                                              Baby  Egret                                
3rd Place Black & White Photography                                                   3rd Place Color
Sea Gulls in Flight at Holly Beach                                                           Lacombe Sunset  
                                    Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association (LOWA)  
                                               Excellence in Craft Award 2011                                                 
                                               
1st Place in Electronic Category                                                      3rd Place in Magazine Feature
"Paying Tribute to the Atchafalaya Basin"                                  "Flight of the Egret: A fledging young man        
                                                                                                                  soars to new heights" (page 23)