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The Western Writers of America present The Golden spurs

the best of Western short fiction
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T. Doherty Associates , New York
Western stories, Short st
Other titlesGolden spurs.
Statementforeword by Elmer Kelton ; edited by Dale L. Walker
The Physical Object
Pagination312 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24784000M
ISBN 100812523032
ISBN 139780812523034
OCLC/WorldCa27355381

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Western Writers of America Inc. (WWA) was founded in to promote the literature of the American West and to recognize the best in Western writing with the prestigious Spur Award and the Western Writers Hall of Fame.

Like the Western landscape itself, WWA and the books, songs, and stories produced by its members have evolved :// Since the Western Writers of America have granted the Golden Spur award each year to the very best western writers. The 15 short stories in this collection, titled The Golden Spurs, were selected from the years to Like many readers, I am not especially familiar with this genre, but I do occasionally read  › Books › Literature & Fiction › Genre Fiction.

Biographical Sketch. The Western Writers of America was established as a professional writers' organization in It was to serve as a support network for published western writers and recognize their achievements with annual Spur Awards for excellence in :// SinceWestern Writers of America () has promoted and honored the best in Western literature with the annual Spur Awards, selected by panels of judges.

Awards, for material published last year, are given for works whose inspiration, image and literary excellence best represent the reality and spirit of the American :// Western Writers of America annually honors writers for distinguished writing about the American West with the Spur Awards.

Since the Spur Awards have been considered one of the most prestigious awards in American literature. Spurs are given for the best western historical novel, best western traditional novel, best western contemporary WWA announces Spur Award winners TUCSON, Ariz.

– Johnny D. Boggs won his eighth Spur Award – becoming the all-time leader in Western Writers of America’s year history – and Francisco Cantú won two Spurs, the nonprofit association ://   Western Writers of America annually honors writers for distinguished writing about the American West with the Spur Awards.

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The Big Roundup is an anthology of the best classic and contemporary poems from Each chapter begins with a classic poem or song, including the first rendition of "Home on the Range," Gail I.

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He has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award.

He is the recipient of seven national writing awards, including three Shamuses from the Private Eye Writers of America and three Golden Spurs from the Western Writers of America.

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in English with an emphasis on creative writing from the University of Washington. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and Western Writers of America.

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