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Rudolfo Anaya to Receive Western Writers of America’s 2018 Owen Wister Award

ENCAMPMENT, Wyo. – Rudolfo Anaya, whose 1972 novel, “Bless Me, Ultima,” launched his career and esta[...]

2018 Spur Award Winners

TUCSON, Ariz. – David Grann’s “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FB[...]

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2017 Spur Award Contest

The 2016 Western Writers of America Spur Awards Contest is now Closed. The Award Winners and Finalists are listed on this site and will be honored at the Annual Convention in Cheyenne, Wyoming, June 21-25, 2016.

Rules and entry forms for the 2017 contest will be posted here in August.