Thank you, Alice Trego for providing us with the results for the 2020 Will Rogers Medallion Awards. ** Western Nonfiction: Third Place: Geronimo, Prisoner of Lies: Twenty-Three Years as a Prisoner of War (1886-1909) by W. Michael Farmer (TwoDot) ** Western Biographies: Fourth Place: Washington Territory’s Grand Lady: The Story of Matilda (Glover) Koontz JacksonContinue reading “Team Winning Writer ~ February 2021 Edition”
Ashley E. Sweeney’s second novel, Answer Creek, recently won the 2020 Arizona Literary Award sponsored by the Arizona Authors Association. Chronicling the Donner Party saga, Answer Creek follows fictitious protagonist Ada Weeks as she travels westward in 1846 in search of a new life. Sweeney is the winner of the 2017 Nancy Pearl Book Award forContinue reading “Team Winning Writer ~ January Edition”
Kayann Short – Her flash fiction story, “To the River,” appears in the October 2020 issue of Burningword Literary Journal. In September 2020, Kayann’s essay, “Girls Wear Pants,” appeared in the anthology, In My Shoes: Reflections on Women’s Journeys, available https://www.kaleidoscopewojo.com/ Submission deadline is the first of each month.
Linda Wommack – “Confidentially Told in Brown’s Park” Wild West Magazine. Wild West History Association Six-shooter Award for Best Article for 2020. We are inviting each of our WWW writing family to share awards and placings they have received for individual book titles, articles submitted and published in magazines or other periodicals. The achievements wouldContinue reading “Team Winning Writer ~ November Edition”
You can read about October’s Team Winning Writers here.
It seems like only a breath ago that we were at the 2020 WWW Conference, attending sessions, visiting in chat rooms, and congratulating the finalist and winners of the WILLA Literary Award, the LAURA Short Fiction Award, and DOWNING Journalism Award. And now, through the Women Writing the West Blog, we look forward to showcasingContinue reading “Team Winning Writer”