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Western Writers of America defines "Western" as a genre as: "works dependent in whole or in part on settings, characters, conditions, or customs indigenous to the American West or early frontier."
Colin G. Calloway: Books Edited include: * Our Hearts Fell to the Ground: Plains Indian Views of How the West Was Lost Lou Cameron: winner, 1976 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Novel: * The Spirit Horses [Ballantine] [tied withThe Court Martial of George Armstrong Custer by Douglas C. Jones [Scribner's] Will Camp: pseudonym of Preston Lewis: winner, 1996 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Western Novel: * Blood of Texas by Preston Lewis writing as Will Camp [HarperCollins] Thomas Y. Canby: winner, 1976 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Short Subject (Nonfiction): * "The Anasazi" [National Geographic Magazine] Benjamin Capps: winner, 1963 and 1965 Spur Awards of the Western Writers of America for Best Novel: * The Trail to Ogallala [Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1963] * Sam Chance [Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1965] also, winner, 1969 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Historical Novel: * The White Many Road [Harper & Row] also, winner, 1991 Spur Award for Short Fiction: * "Cimarrron, The Killer" [Tales of the Southwest, Doubleday] Edited: * More American West in Fiction [ABRIDGED Audio Cassette] [May 1997] Editors: Benjamin Capps, et al. Forrest Carter (1927-1979): * Josey Wales : Two Westerns : Gone to Texas/ the Vengeance Trail of Josey Wales by Forrest Carter, Lawrence Clayton (Designer) [November 1989] Paperback Willa Cather: major mainstream author, whose Westerns include: * A Lost Lady Jon Chandler: winner, 1999 Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for First Novel, Western Writers of America: * The Spanish Peaks [Rodgers & Nelson Publishing] Eileen Charbonneau: Westerns author {to be done} Frederick J. Chiaventone: Frederick J. Chiaventone: Author, historical consultant; advisor to film and television productions: * The Rough Riders [TNT production] * Two For Texas [TNT production] Earl Clark: winner, 1971 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Short Subject: * "Shootout in Burke Canyon" [American Heritage] Dennis Lynton Clark: winner, 1971 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Movie Script: * "Comes a Horseman" LaVerne Harrell Clark: winner, 1998 Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for First Novel, Western Writers of America: * Keepers of the Earth [Cinco Puntos Press] Walter Van-Tilburg Clark (1909-1971): Westerns author {to be done} Novels include: * The Ox-bow Incident Vera Cleaver and Bill Cleaver: winners, 1975 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Juvenile Fiction: * Dust of the Earth (Lippincott) Calvin Clements: winner, 1973 and 1978 Spur Awards of the Western Writers of America for TV Script: * "The Deadly Innocent" ["Gunsmoke" series, 1973] * "How the West Was Won" [1978] co-authors: Calvin Clements, John Mantley and Earl W. Wallace Robin Cody : winner, 1986 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Short Nonfiction: * "Let `Er Buck!" [The Oregonian] Margaret Coel: Westerns author {to be done} Don Coldsmith: Westerns author: winner, 1990 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Paperback Original: * The Changing Wind [Bantam] Novels: * The "SPANISH BIT SAGA" (Plains Indians) * Trail of the Spanish Bit [1980] * Buffalo Medicine [1981] * The Elk Dog Heritage [1982] * Follow the Wind [1982] * Man of the Shadows [1983] * Daughter of the Eagle [1984] * Moon of Thunder [1985] * The Sacred Hills [1985] * Pale Star [1986] * River of Swans [1986] * Return to the River [1987] * The Medicine Knife [1988] * The Flower in the Mountains [1988] * Trail from Taos [1989] * Song of the Rock [1989] * Fort de Chastaigne [1990] * Quest for the White Bull [1990] * Return of the Spanish [1991] * Bride of the Morning Star [1991] * Walks in the Sun [1992] * Thunderstick [1993] * Track of the Bear [1994] * Child of the Dead [1995] * Bearer of the Pipe [1995] * Medicine Hat [1997] Jane Candia Coleman: Westerns author: winner, 1993 and 1995 Spur Awards of the Western Writers of America for Short Fiction: * "Lou" [Louis L'Amour Western Magazine, 1993] * "Are You Coming Back, Phin Montana?" [Louis L'Amour Western Magazine, 1995] Harry Combs: * Brules [April 1995] Mass Market Paperback * The Legend of the Painted Horse [August 1997] Paperback Ralph Compton (1934-1999): Westerns author; Western Author Ralph Compton Novels include: * Across the Rio Colorado * Trail of the Gunfighter (trilogy) * Death Rides a Chestnut Mare [May 1999] Mass Market Paperback * The Deadwood Trail [Trail Drive Series] * Autumn of the Gun [December 1996] Mass Market Paperback * The Bandera Trail [September 1993] Mass Market Paperback * The TRAIL DRIVE Series: * Goodnight Trail [1992] * Western Trail [1992] * Chisolm Trail [1993] * Bandera Trail [1993] * California Trail [1994] * Shawnee Trail [1994] * Virginia City Trail [1994] * Dodge City Trail [1995] * Oregon Trail [1996] * Santa Fe Trail [1997) * The GUNFIGHTER Series (Nathan Stone, Gunfighter] * Dawn of Fury [1995] * Killing Season [1996] * Autumn of the Gun [1996] * Border Empire [1997] Ralph Compton * The Shadow of a Noose by Ralph Compton and Ralph W. Cotton [March 2000] Mass Market Paperback * Demon's Pass : A Ralph Compton Novel by Dick Vaughn, Ralph Compton [8 August 2000] Mass Market Paperback Robert J. Conley: Westerns author: winner, 1988 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Short Fiction: * "Yellow Bird: An Imaginary Autobiography" [U of Oklahoma Press] and then winner, 1992 and 1995 Spur Awards for Western Novel: * Nickajack [Doubleday, 1992] * The Dark Island [Bantam, 1995] Evan S. Connell: Westerns author {to be done} Novels include: * Son of the Morning Star [Paperback; October 1997] Pam Conrad: winner, 1985 and 1989 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Juvenile: * Prairie Songs [Harper, 1985] * My Daniel [Harper & Row, 1989] John Byrne Cook: winner, 1985 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Historical Novel: * The Snowblind Moon [Simon & Schuster] and, in a rare double win, 1985 Medicine Pipe Bearer Award (for best First Novel): * The Snowblind Moon [Simon & Schuster] James Fenimore Cooper: major mainstream author, brought the Western novel as a new genre to the European bestseller status for the first time with: * The Last of the Mohicans (Lightyear Press Limited Edition) [Library Binding; May 1996] Paul Cooper: winner, 1981 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for TV Script: * "Establish Thou the Work of Our Hands" ["Father Murphy" series] Lori Copeland: * The "Brides of the West" novel series: * Hope (Brides of the West #3) [1 October 1999] Paperback * Glory (Brides of the West, 4) [Paperback; October 2000] Thomas B. Costain: * The Silver Chalice [December 1998] Hardcover Ralph Cotton: Westerns author {to be done} * The Shadow of a Noose by Ralph Compton and Ralph W. Cotton [March 2000] Mass Market Paperback * Border Dogs [September 1999] Mass Market Paperback Ralph Cotton website about his books, appearances, and biography. William Cox: Westerns author {to be done} John Creasey (1908-1973) : {to be done} [listed in Gale literary databases for Westerns] Bill Crider: Westerns author {to be done} James A. Crutchfield: winner, 1991 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Short Nonfiction: * "Marching with the Army of the West" [Blackpowder Annual] Peggy Simson Curry: winner, 1957 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Short Story: * "The Brushoff' [Saturday Evening Post] also 1970 Spur Awards for Short Subject: * "In the Silence" [Boys Life] Tom Curry: winner, 1998 Storyteller Award of the Western Writers of America: * Bootmaker and Elves, story by Susan Lowell, illustrated by Tom Curry [Orchard Books] Jack Curtis: Novelist, and as a screenwriter, Jack Curtis wrote for the Western TV series Gunsmoke, and other series. Jack Curtis

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