2010 Outstanding Achievement Award Winner – Rick Walton

Portrait of Rick Walton

The author of more than eighty books for children, Rick Walton has worked tirelessly for nearly two decades to make Utah a place where writers are born. As a board member and instructor for numerous writing conferences and workshops, plus his years as faculty at BYU teaching Picture Book Writing, Rick has made it his goal to help anyone he can who is interested in becoming a published author. And he did, mentoring budding authors through the publication process while remaining a cheerleader for us all.