Alexandra Bogdanovic's memoir, Truth be told: Adam Becomes AudreyIn addition to receiving 11 awards for outstanding journalism, Alexandra Bogdanovic has received regional and national recognition for her memoir, Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey. Published in August, 2012, the memoir documents how Bogdanovic met, fell in love with and married the man of her dreams, only to learn that he self-identified as and planned on “becoming” a woman. She also shares what happened after she learned the truth.


A list of honors follows:

Book Awards

Florida Book Festival, 2015

  • Runner up in the Gay Literature category.

BHBA-finalist-100Beverly Hills Book Awards, 2015

  • Finalist in the Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Non-Fiction category.


NIEAseal-2014-Finalist-VSMNational Indie Excellence Awards, 2014

  • Finalist in the Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Non-Fiction category.


New York Book Festival, 2014

  • Honorable Mention in the Wild Card category.

Great Southeast Book Festival, 2014

  • Runner-up in the Autobiography/Biography category.

New England Book Festival, 2013

  • Winner of the Gay Literature category.

Journalism Awards

Virginia Press Association, 2011

  • Second Place for “Feature Writing Portfolio.”

Virginia Press Association, 2010

  • First Place for “Breaking News Writing.”
  • Third Place for “Feature Writing Portfolio.”
  • Third Place for “Public Safety Writing.”

Virginia Press Association, 2007

  • Third Place for “Government and Public Safety Writing.”

Virginia Press Association, 2006

  • First Place  for “Spot News” story on the accidental drowning death of a little boy with autism.
  • Second Place for “Spot News” story on a fire at a local lumber yard.

Virginia Press Association, 2005

  • Third Place  (w/Rebekah Stone) for “In Depth or Investigative Reporting” on narcotics and youth in Fauquier County.

Virginia Press Association, 2004

  • Third Place  for “Series of News Stories” on domestic violence.
  • Third Place  for “Health, Science and Environmental Writing.”

New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, 2000

  • Third Place  for “General News” story on bomb threat at an elementary school.