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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."
Robert Kamman {typo in database, same as Kammen, below?}: Westerns author; Novels Include: * Big Horn Gunfighter Robert Kammen: Westerns author; Novels Include: * Big Horn Hellriders * Bloody Dakota Summer * The Bullet * Death Rides the Rockies * Devil's Ford * The Elkhorn Marauders * Five Crossings * Guns Along the Yellowstone * The Guns of Kid LA Duke * Gunsmoke at Hanging Woman Creek * High Plains Wanderers * The Jinglebob Man * Killing Day at Squaw Gap * Long Henry * Montana Rimfire * Montana Showdown * The Oklahombres * Outside the Law * Rattlers Roost * Showdown at Lonetree * The Watcher * The Widow Makers * Wind River Kill * Winter of the Blue Snow * Wyoming Gunsmoke James Kane: Westerns author; Novels Include: * Brassada Hill [Dec 2002] Kathleen Karr: Westerns author; also writes Romance; Novels Include: * The Great Turkey Walk [Apr 1998] Will Keen: Westerns author; Novels Include: * High Plains Showdown [May 2000] James Keene: Westerns author; Novels Include: * The Brass and the Blue * The Texas Pistol Harold Keith: winner of the 1974 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Juvenile: * Susy's Scoundrel [Crowell] Leo P. Kelley: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Best known for these two Novel Series: * Cimarron * Luke Sutton Novels Include: * Cimarron and the Border Bandits * Cimarron and the Elk Soldiers * Cimarron and the High Rider * Cimarron and the Bootleggers * Cimarron and the Bounty Hunters * Cimarron and the Gunhawk's Gold * Cimarron and the Hanging Judge * Cimarron and the Hired Guns * Cimarron and the Manhunters * Cimarron and the Medicine Wolves * Cimarron and the Prophet's People * Cimarron and the Red Earth People * Cimarron and the Vigilantes * Cimarron and the War Women * Cimarron in No Man's Land * Cimarron in the Cherokee Strip * Cimarron on Hell's Highway * Cimarron Rides the Outlaw Trail * Cimarron and the Scalp Hunters * Luke Sutton, Avenger * Luke Sutton, Indian Fighter * Luke Sutton, Outrider * Man Called Dundee William Kelley: winner of the 1972 and 1977 Spur Awards of the Western Writers of America for Best TV Script: * "Bohannon" ["Gunsmoke" series, 1972] * "Cully Madigan" ["How the West Was Won" series, 1977] Carla Kelly: winner of the 1978 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Short Subject: * "A Season for Heroes" [Far West] Elmer Kelton: Elmer Kelton official home page, Fine web site has scanned book covers, bio, summary of each book title, more. Elmer Kelton at readwest.com Novels: * The Smiling Country by Elmer Kelton Barnes & Noble write: The author of more than 40 novels, six-time winner of the Spur Award, and the first recipient of the Larry McMurtry Center's Lonestar Award for Lifetime Achievement, Elmer Kelton is the most honored of all western writers. Now, in The Smiling Country, Kelton returns to the plains of West Texas and the beloved characters first encountered 20 years ago in The Good Old Boys. The year is 1910, and Hewey Calloway faces the certain knowledge that his freewheeling days are numbered. Fences, automobiles, and other odious 20th-century technological advances are fast encroaching on the once-open range. When Hewey is badly injured while trying to break a renegade bronco, he at last begins to come to terms with the looming emptiness and loneliness of the future, and to reassess his decision four years earlier to choose the life of a cowboy rather than to marry the only woman he had ever loved. winner of the 1957, 1971, 1973 Spur Awards of the Western Writers of America for Best Novel: * Buffalo Wagons [Ballantine] 1957 * The Day the Cowboys Quit [Doubleday] 1971 * The Time It Never Rained [Doubleday] 1973 Novels and Other Fiction Books (chronologically): * HOT IRON [New York: Ballantine Books, 1955; Reprinted 1979 by Ace Books, now known as Charter Books, New York; Reprinted 1998 by Forge Books, New York] * Winner WWA Spur Award as Best Western Novel of the Year! * BUFFALO WAGONS [Ballantine, 1956; Reprinted 1978 by Ace-Charter; reprinted 1998 by Forge Books, New York] * BARBED WIRE [Ballantine, 1957; Reprinted 1979 by Ace-Charter] * SHADOW OF A STAR [Ballantine, 1959; Reprinted 1979 by Ace-Charter] * THE TEXAS RIFLES [Ballantine, 1960; Reprinted 1980 by Ace-Charter; reprinted 1998 by Forge Books] * DONOVAN [Ballantine, 1961; Reprinted 1981 by Ace-Charter] * BITTER TRAIL [Ballantine, 1962; Reprinted 1981 by Ace-Charter; reprinted 1998 by Forge Books] * HORSEHEAD CROSSING [Ballantine, 1963; Reprinted, New York: Bantam Books, 1982] * MASSACRE AT GOLIAD [Ballantine, 1965; Reprinted 1982 by Bantam; reprinted 1999 by Forge Books] * LLANO RIVER [Ballantine, 1966; Reprinted 1982 by Bantam] * AFTER THE BUGLES [Ballantine, 1967; Reprinted 1982 by Bantam] * CAPTAIN'S RANGERS [Ballantine, 1968; Reprinted 1981 by Bantam; 1999 by Forge Books] * HANGING JUDGE [Ballantine, 1969; Reprinted 1983 by Bantam] * SHOTGUN SETTLEMENT [New York: Paperback Library, 1969] written pseudonymously under "house name" Alex Hawk * BOWIE'S MINE [Ballantine, 1971; Reprinted 1983 by Bantam] * THE DAY THE COWBOYS QUIT [New York: Doubleday, 1971; Reprinted 1976 by Ace-Charter; 1992 by Bantam Books; 1999 by Forge Books; Reprinted 1986 by Texas Christian University Press] Winner of WWA Spur Award as Best * Western novel of the year * Winner of best regional novel award from the Border Regional Library Association of Texas, New Mexico and Mexico * WAGONTONGUE [Ballantine, 1972; Reprinted 1983 by Bantam and by Texas Christian University] * THE TIME IT NEVER RAINED [New York: Doubleday, 1973; Reprinted 1975 and subsequently by Ace Charter and Jove; Reprinted 1984 by Texas Christian University Press; 1993 by Bantam, 1999 by Forge Books] * Winner of Western Heritage Award from National Cowboy Hall of Fame * Winner of WWA Spur Award as best Western novel of the year. * MANHUNTERS [Ballantine, 1974; Reprinted 1983 by Bantam; 1994 by Texas Christian University Press] * JOE PEPPER [Doubleday, 1975; Reprinted 1976 by New York City: Belmont Tower; Reprinted 1986 by Bantam] written under pseudonym "Lee McElroy" * LONG WAY TO TEXAS [Doubleday, 1976; Reprinted 1979 by Dell Books, New York; Reprinted 1986 by Bantam] written under pseudonym "Lee McElroy" * THE GOOD OLD BOYS [Doubleday, 1978; Reprinted 1982 by Ace-Charter, now Jove; Reprinted 1985 by Texas Christian University Press and Bantam books; 1999 by Forge Books] * Winner of Western Heritage Award from National Cowboy Hall of Fame * Printed in condensed form in Reader's Digest Condensed Books * Filmed for TNT television network by Tommy Lee Jones, 1995. * THE WOLF AND THE BUFFALO [Doubleday, 1980; Printed in condensed form in Reader's Digest Condensed Books; Reprinted 1982 by Bantam and 1986 by Texas Christian University Press] * Chosen by Texas Library Association as one of five Texas Sesquicentennial books for Texas Voices: 1836-1986. * EYES OF THE HAWK [Doubleday, 1981; Reprinted 1981 by Bantam] written under pseudonym "Lee McElroy" Winner of WWA Spur Award. * STAND PROUD [Doubleday, 1984; Reprinted 1986 by Bantam; reprinted 1990 by Texas Christian University Press] * DARK THICKET [Doubleday, 1985; Reprinted 1986 by Bantam; reprinted 1999 by Texas Christian University Press] * THE BIG BRAND [Bantam Books, 1986] collection of short stories * THERE'S ALWAYS ANOTHER CHANCE [San Angelo, Texas: Fort Concho Museum Press, 1986] collection of short stories, * THE MAN WHO RODE MIDNIGHT [Doubleday, 1987; Published in condensed form in Reader's Digest Condensed Books; Reprinted 1989 by Bantam Books; 1990 by Texas Christian University Press] * Winner of Western Heritage Award from National Cowboy Hall of Fame. * the SONS OF TEXAS trilogy, under pseudonym "Tom Early": * SONS OF TEXAS, Book One [New York: Berkley Books, 1989] * SONS OF TEXAS, Book Two, The Raiders [Berkley Books, 1989] * SONS OF TEXAS, Book Three, The Rebels [Berkley Books, 1990] * HONOR AT DAYBREAK [Doubleday, March, 1991; Reprinted 1992 by Bantam Books] * SLAUGHTER [Doubleday, November 1992; Reprinted 1994 by Bantam Books] * Winner of the Spur Award. * THE FAR CANYON [Doubleday, August 1994; Reprinted 1995 by Bantam Books] * THE PUMPKIN ROLLERS [New York: Forge Books, 1996] * CLOUDY IN THE WEST [New York: Forge Books, 1997] * THE SMILING COUNTRY [New York: Forge Books, 1998] * THE BUCKSKIN LINE [New York: Forge Books, 1999] * BADGER BOY [New York: Forge Books; due January 2001] Nonfiction Books: * LOOKING BACK WEST [San Angelo, Texas: Talley Press, 1972] collection of non-fiction historical articles * FRANK C. McCARTHY: THE OLD WEST [Trumbull, Connecticut: Greenwich Press, 1981] non-fiction historical commentary centered around Western art by Frank C. McCarthy * PERMIAN, A CONTINUING SAGA [Midland, Texas: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1986] non-fiction historical narrative centered around Permian Basin historical paintings by Tom Lovell, * LIVING AND WRITING IN WEST TEXAS: Two Speeches by Elmer Kelton [Abilene, Texas: Hardin-Simmons University Press, 1988. * THE ART OF HOWARD TERPNING [New York and Trumbull, Connecticut: Bantam-Greenwich Workshop, 1992] non-fiction text by Kelton to accompany paintings by Howard Terpning * MY KIND OF HEROES [Austin, Texas: Statehouse Press, 1995] collection of four Kelton speeches * THE ART OF FRANK McCARTHY [New York and Trumbull, Connecticut: Bantam-Greenwich Workshop, 1992] non-fiction text by Kelton * THE ART OF JAMES BAMA [New York and Trumbull, Connecticut: Bantam-Greenwich Workshop, 1993] non-fiction text by Kelton * THE INDIAN IN FRONTIER NEWS [San Angelo, Texas: Talley Press, 1993] collection of frontier-era newspaper articles about Indians * TEXAS CATTLE BARONS, Their Families, Land and Legacy [Fort Worth, Texas: CF Ranch, June 1999; Berkeley, California: Ten Speed Press, June 1999] color photographs by Kathleen Jo Ryan, text by Elmer Kelton, foreword by Tommy Lee Jones, Margaret Kennedy: Westerns author; Novels Include: * Outlaws on Parnassus [June 1977] Natlee Kenoyer: winner of the 1962 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Juvenile: * The Western Horse [Meredith Press] Rita Kerr: Westerns author; Novels Include: * Christopher and the Pony Boy * Texas Forever Henry E. Kershaw: Westerns author; Novels Include: * Missouri Son [June 2001] Philip Ketchum: {to be done} Dayal Khalsa: Westerns author; Novels Include: * Cowboy Dreams [Mar 1990] Warren Kiefer: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * Outlaw [May 1997] John Kildeer: Westerns author; Novels Include: * Wild Country John Kilgore: Westerns author; Novels Include: * The Sun Devils [May 1991] Michael Kilian: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * A Killing at Balls Bluff [Jan 2001] Gene Killion: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * Aftermath of Defeat [Dec 2000] Terrence Kilpatrick: winner of the 1977 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Historical Novel: * Swimming Man Burning [Doubleday] Philip Kimball: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} J. D. Kincaid: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * {to be done} Charles King (1844-1933): {to be done} also writes Mystery/Suspense; [listed in Gale literary databases for Westerns] Hiram King: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Kevin King: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Stephen King (1947-): {to be done} [listed in Gale literary databases for Westerns] Thomas King: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Syd Kingston: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Dan Kirby: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Hank J. Kirby: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Caroline Kirkland: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Ty Kirwan: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} William Kittredge (1932-): {to be done} [listed in Gale literary databases for Westerns] Jim Kjelgaard: winner of the 1957 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Juvenile: * Wolf Brother [Holiday House] Dennis Kleppick: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Tracy Knight: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} William C. Knott, full name William Cecil Knott, Jr. (1927-): {to be done} [listed in Gale literary databases for Westerns] Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Bob Kody: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Catherine Koger: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Michael Kosser: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Louis Kraft: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} David Kranes: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Stephen M. Krauzer: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Max Von Kreisler: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Ben L. Kresnye: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Raoul Krischanitz: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} David J. Krueger: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Melissa Kwasny: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done}

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